Examples of expropriation in a Sentence
the development of the colony involved expropriation of large tracts of fertile farmland from the natives
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In other words, that ceasing to defend the goodness and justice of the white lifestyle might legitimize crime against whites or the expropriation of their land.
The biggest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, opposes expropriation, saying state land should be given to potential farmers.
Within days of the ruling, the attorney general authorized the army to consider the expropriation of private land owned by Palestinian farmers to pave a settlement road.
Six Palestinians were killed in protests against the Israeli land expropriations in 1976, but by Friday afternoon, those killed marking the anniversary had exceeded that number.
But confusion around the ANC’s policy on land expropriation deters would-be investors.
Friday’s protests marked Land Day, when Palestinians observe the date in 1976 that six unarmed Arab citizens from Israel were killed in a wave of protests against state expropriations of land.
In addition, the conflict would be over commodities that are much less vital to the economy and national security of the U.S. than the sectors threatened by China’s expropriation of intellectual property.
But the churches claim that the possibility of expropriation by the government would scare away potential buyers of their land.
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