2008年7月17日 星期四

eviction

By PETER DUFFY
Reviewed by CORMAC Ó GRÁDA

How a landlord’s eviction scheme turned fatal during Ireland’s Great Hunger.

COHRE - Centre On Housing Rights and Evictions
Campaigns against contemporary ethnic cleansing practices.


总部位于瑞士日内瓦的“全球居住权与反迫迁中心”(COHRE)是一个关注居民居住权益的维权组织。该中心近日新发表的报告特别对北京的大规模城市拆迁改造提出了批评。该报告将08北京奥运会作为导致上百万北京市民被迫搬迁的原因。德国之声记者采访报导如下。
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Thousands of renters in small apartment buildings and single-family homes in the U.S. are facing eviction as the properties they live in end up in foreclosure.




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verb [T]
to force someone to leave somewhere:
Tenants who fall behind in their rent risk being evicted.
He was evicted from the pub for drunken and violent behaviour.

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noun [C or U] "收(回租)地"
After falling behind with his mortgage repayments he now faces eviction from his home.
In this economically depressed area, evictions are common.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

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