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  Population - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In biology, plant and animal populations are studied, in particular, in a branch of ecology known as population biology, and in population genetics.
Populate, as a verb, means the process of populating a geographic area, as by procreation or immigration.
Population transfer is a term referring to a policy by which a state forces the movement of a large group of people out of a region, most frequently on the basis of their ethnicity or religion.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Population   (1775 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Population transfer
Population transfer is a term referring to a policy by which a state forces the movement of a large group of people out of a region, invariably on the basis of ethnicity or religion.
Population transfer differs more than simply technically from individually-motivated migration, though at times of war, the act of fleeing from danger or famine often blurs the differences.
Two famouse transfers connected with the history of France are the expulsion of the Muslims in the 13th century, and of the Huguenots who were declared illegal by the Edict of Fontainebleau, 1685.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Population_transfer   (2293 words)

  
 Population Transfer [TCHRD - Publications - 1999 - Tibet: Tightening of Control]
The UN Special Rapporteurs on Population Transfers have stated that "[t]he validity of even the consent of the people being moved may be subject to the wishes of the inhabitants of the place of settlement.
One of the pre-requisites of an easy implementation of a population transfer policy is the existence of infrastructure especially in the form of availability of roads and railway networks to enable the movement of people.
The use of population transfer as a policy is a form of structural violence as it affects the composition of a community, access to means of livelihood and their identity.
www.tchrd.org /publications/annual_reports/1999/08_population.html   (2596 words)

  
 US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation : Of War and Population Transfer
Following the onset of the second Palestinian Intifada in September 2000 and the concomitant collapse of the Oslo negotiations process, the idea of population transfer as a means of solving the "Palestinian problem" has moved increasingly from the margins towards the center of Israeli public discourse.
Transfer is not new to the Zionist movement.
The causes of population transfer in the Palestinian case are both dramatic, as in the case of armed conflict in 1948 and 1967, and subtle and insidious - a kind of "low-intensity transfer" practiced through decades of discriminatory legislation, planning and the administration of "justice."
www.endtheoccupation.org /article.php?id=14   (1231 words)

  
 Tibet Environmental Watch - Reports - Archived   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Population transfer has been conducted with the effect or purpose of altering the demographic composition of a territory in accordance with policy objectives or prevailing ideology, particularly when that ideology or policy asserts the dominance of a certain group over another.
Population transfer policies often single out specific ethnic, racial or religious groups in clear violation of the anti-discrimination principles laid down in the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination, to which the People's Republic of China (PRC) is a party.
Population numbers are further escalated with the introduction of a "floating population" from among several million unskilled and semi-skilled Chinese now drifting from rural areas to cities and towns in search of work throughout China.
www.tew.org /tibet2000/t2.ch5.population.html   (10009 words)

  
 Population transfer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Population transfer is a term referring to a policy by which a state, or international authority, forces the movement of a large group of people out of a region, most frequently on the basis of their ethnicity or religion.
Two famous transfers connected with the history of France are the expulsion of the Muslims in the 13th century, and of the Huguenots who were declared illegal by the Edict of Fontainebleau, 1685.
Thus the "population transfer" was not the actual goal of the deportations (this was the elimination of the Armenians), but it was the means of achieving this goal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Population_transfer   (2941 words)

  
 20 May 1999 - Press Release - TCHRD
Population transfer is characterised by the UN Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities as "the movement of people as a consequence of political and/or economic processes in which the state government or state-authorised agencies participate." Population transfer has been a serious threat to the culture of Tibetan people since 1959.
Due to previous PRC "development" projects involving mass population transfer, already ravines and erosion ditches cover at least 15% of the land area in the selected townships and villages and fuel, feed and water are in short supply.
With the significant population transfer that has already taken place, it has become one of the most barren regions in China, forcing inhabitants to import large quantities of food to sustain the large Chinese immigrant population which works in the oil, potash and other mineral industries.
www.tchrd.org /press/1999/pr19990520.html   (1657 words)

  
 Free Tibet Campaign - Chinese Presence in Tibet: Population Transfer
The policy of population transfer was stated in the 'Third Work Forum on Tibet' of September 1994.
Official population data are unreliable and fail to give a full picture - for example, they omit the military and the temporary floating population.
Population transfer by the Chinese government is a breach of the right of the Tibetan people to self-determination.
www.freetibet.org /info/facts/fact2.html   (1421 words)

  
 Population Transfer
Population transfer is also a specific violation of international humanitarian law ó that body of law which regulates the conduct of parties engaged in armed conflict.
One indication of the potential magnitude of the Chinese population transfer may be gleaned from the staggering number of people travelling in and out of Tibet, and the concerted efforts by the PRC government to extend and upgrade transport links between Tibet and China.
The population transfer that accompanies such project results in further marginalisation of the six million Tibetans who are now outnumbered by 7.5 million Chinese settlers.
www.tibet.com /Humanrights/HumanRights97/hr97-10.html   (1578 words)

  
 Transfer Whom? (Boris Shusteff) August, 2004
century, "population transfer used to be accepted as a means to settle ethnic conflict, today forced population transfers are considered violations of international law" (1).
This means that in reality, population transfer remains a way of resolving ethnic problems, in spite of loud proclamations to the contrary.
Along with the growth of the Arab population all over the country, there is a visible tendency towards an increase in the Arab population in the capital of the Jewish state.
www.freeman.org /m_online/aug04/shusteff.htm   (2000 words)

  
 The topic of pulsed optical pumping of three-level systems has been of interest in physics for the past few decades
A natural consequence of optically pumped lasers is the movement of population from an initial state to a final state, but the typical work on OPLs does not address the efficiency of the population transfer.
The fractional population in the levels with which we are concerned is 0.862 in 1>, 0.0 in 2>, 0.075 in 3>, and 0.063 in 4>.
A further criteria for successfully moving population from 1> to 3> is that the pulse envelope evolves from primarily probe (or coherent) emission tuned to the 3> to 2> transition to the pump emission tuned to the 1> to 2> transition.
www.phy.ilstu.edu /~bkc/ec5/pp1.html   (2980 words)

  
 Welcome to Kaowao News Group!!
Yes, as the author mentioned in his article, population transfer is an important issue and, frequently used by many governments as a strategy to dominate ethnic minorities areas and territories.
In its very definition, population transfer is the large scale transfer of civilian population conducted by the governments in order to dominate politically, economically and socially.
Burma is a diverse and complex state, population transfer is not only between the Burman and non-Burman; as I have heard Wa people in northern Shan State are brought to the south.
www.kaowao.org /reader.php   (3424 words)

  
 VDARE.com: 07/08/03 - Is Population Transfer the Solution to the Palestinian Problem—And Some Others?
Population transfer is almost certainly the only long-term solution—which is why 1/3 of the Israeli electorate already favor it, usually in the form known as the “Elon Plan” after cabinet minister Benny Elon.
Transfer would have to be inexorable, relentless, and executed with the utmost self-discipline on the part of the Israeli army.
Logistically, population transfer would be accomplished by Israel militarily occupying a small territory on the east bank of the Jordan River and extruding the Palestinians there by squeezing them out of the West Bank sector by sector.
www.vdare.com /locke/palestinian_problem.htm   (1674 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Letters: Palestine and population transfer
It is a truism to say that had Jews and Arabs been separated in 1948, the problems of the Middle East today would not exist (in their current form).
But Morris doesn't comment on the morality of the early 20th-century idea of transferring Arab and Jewish populations, and there is certainly nothing in his article in support of the Israeli right's agenda of transfer.
Perhaps Morris should be consulted on what his views are concerning current proposals for the transfer of the Arab population, rather than putting words into his mouth.
www.guardian.co.uk /letters/story/0,3604,804173,00.html   (357 words)

  
 Population Transfer
Population transfer is defined as the movement of people as a consequence of political and/or economic processes in which the State government or State authorized agencies participate.79 In Tibet today there are over 7.5 million non-Tibetan settlers including Chinese and Hui Muslims while Tibetans inside Tibet comprise only six million.
The increasing Chinese population transfer into Tibet has reduced the Tibetan people to a minority group in their own land.
The massive transfer of Chinese population into Tibet is a source of great concern for the Tibetans.
www.tibet.com /Humanrights/HumanRights96/hr96_10.html   (954 words)

  
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Jabotinsky's main connection with population transfer was during the period of the Peel Commission in 1937.
Abraham Sharon (Schwadron) was born in Galicia in 1878 and settled in Palestine in 1927.
After a long period of growing tension, a population transfer was implemented in 1939 between these two kibbutzim by concentrating all members with the Hashomer Hazair ideology in Bet Alfa and those with the Mapai ideology in Ramat Yohanan.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/Senate/7854/transfer08.html   (7291 words)

  
 Quorum Sensing but Not Autoinduction of Ti Plasmid Conjugal Transfer Requires Control by the Opine Regulon and the ...
Conjugal transfer was assessed by the spot plate mating method, which measures only initial transfer events (2).
Cultures of NT1(pTiC58) were induced for transfer with agrocinopines (A) or with agrocinopines and AAI (B) as described in the text.
Transfer frequencies are expressed as transconjugants per input donor and population densities are expressed as CFU per square centimeter.
jb.asm.org /cgi/content/full/182/4/1080   (5471 words)

  
 International Campaign for Tibet: Tibet News: World Bank Poised to Fund Population Transfer into Tibetan Lands - Local ...
The large-scale population transfer project would be funded by $160 million from the World Bank and the International Development Association and is scheduled for a vote on June 24.
Today, the prison population in the county where the World Bank proposes to focus its activities is a staggering 18%, the largest concentration of prisoners of any single county in China, according to Chinese government figures.
Once completed, the percentage of the Tibetan population in the county would be reduced from 22% to 14%, a level so low that it could jeopardize the autonomous status of the area for the Tibetans.
www.savetibet.org /news/newsitem.php?id=17   (771 words)

  
 Population transfer in the Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Population transfer in the Soviet Union may be classified into the following broad categories: deportations of "anti-Soviet" categories of population, often classified as "enemies of workers", deportations of nationalities, labor force transfer, and organized migrations in opposite directions to fill the ethnically cleansed territories.
Punitive transfers of population transfers handled by Gulag and the system of involuntary settlements in the Soviet Union were planned in accordance with the needs of the colonization of the remote and underpopulated territories of the Soviet Union.
Baku oil industry workers transfer: During the Great Patriotic War, in October 1942, about 10,000 workers from petroleum sites of Baku with families were transferred to several sites with potential oil production: the "Second Baku" area (Volga-Ural oil field), Kazakhstan and Sakhalin, under the potential German threat (Germany failed to seize Baku, though).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Population_transfer_in_the_Soviet_Union   (1895 words)

  
 population Transfer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One of the most alarming features of China's present colonial policy is the large scale, unprecedented transfer of Chinese population in Tibet.
The real fear is that if the present Chinese policy is successful, Tibetans will be reduced to a small and insignificant minority in their own country in the same ways as the Manchus (35 Chinese to 1 Manchu), the Turks peoples (3 to 1) and the Mongolians (5 to1).
The situation is further deteriorating, as Beijing is accelerating the population transfer by shifting more Chinese civilian, this time to Central Tibet.
www.tibet.org /tyc/sf/tibet/population.html   (374 words)

  
 Population Transfer and Development in Tibet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
stated policy of population transfer is therefore not necessary for it to
those living in exile) suggests that population transfer is a grave problem.
the concept "forced population transfer", and was the involuntary
www.tibet.ca /en/wtnarchive/1995/3/19_3.html   (1214 words)

  
 TRANSFER WHOM? by Boris Shusteff
Let us first note that, while in the first half of the 20th century, “population transfer used to be accepted as a means to settle ethnic conflict, today forced population transfers are considered violations of international law” (1).
That means that just a couple years ago, the forced transfer of a population took place under the auspices of the UN and “one immediate result … was a sharp decline in ethnic violence in the region” (1).
That means that just a couple years ago, the forced transfer of a population took place under the auspices of the UN and “one immediate result … was a sharp decline in ethnic violence in the region” (1).

And it was a real full-scale transfer.

www.io.com /~freeman/updates/948.htm   (3816 words)

  
 Arutz Sheva - Israel National News
Let us first note that, while in the first half of the 20th century, "population transfer used to be accepted as a means to settle ethnic conflict, today forced population transfers are considered violations of international law."(1) Does this mean that we should not talk about transfer?
If a state acts in order to guarantee the preservation of the rights of individuals to life, security and dignity, then it acts inside the margins of international legitimacy.
As Wolff explains, "Avoiding population transfers has had even more disastrous long-term consequences in at least one case – the German dismemberment of Czechoslovakia in 1938/39, and has resulted in ethnic tensions, occasionally escalating in violence in other cases – such as in post-1990 Transylvania and southern Slovakia."(2)
www.israelnationalnews.com /article.php3?id=3927   (1906 words)

  
 LRC Admissions - Transfer Students
Whether you're transferring from a community college or another four-year institution, we want to make the process as easy as possible.
The transfer population on L-R's campus is a growing one.
That's a population of over 320, so as you can see, we've become a popular choice for students looking to further their college careers or those wanting to make a change from their current institution.
www.lrc.edu /admissions/transfer.htm   (526 words)

  
 The politics of population transfer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
From an estimated population in 1949 of 1,483,300
- the population of the province fell from 2,600,100 to 2,114,200,
population of the towns founded around the laogai camps.
www.tibet.ca /en/wtnarchive/1999/10/31-2_1.html   (2915 words)

  
 LP: Is Population Transfer the Solution to the Palestinian Problem—And Some Others?
He argued that it was imperative that Knesset members understand the demographic situation which, he said, was crucial for the continuation of the Zionist enterprise and a Jewish majority.
Mass murder and non-violent population transfer are not the same thing.
I believe that transfer will occur, but only after the current "Peace process" breaks down and their is a general war.
www.libertypost.org /cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=18501   (4710 words)

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