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Pauper

A very poor person, especially one reliant on government benefits or charity. A pauper may be able to file a lawsuit without paying filing fees.
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But the fact, passing largely unnoticed, is that since 1967, when Israel captured that small remnant left to Palestinians after the dismemberment of their patrimony 20 years earlier, Zionism's intention was to both subdue and pauperize its victims by robbing them of their political rights and their precious land - and to do it through state terror.
They destroy the physical environment as they disrupt and displace the traditional forms of communities and societies; they eliminate jobs, pauperize workers, and increase inequality, leading to growing frustration and alienation, implausibly leading to the wars and refugee problems of the 1990s.
They can continue their looting spree, unchecked; they can destroy the livelihood of 7.5 million fish workers and pauperize another 5 million fisherfolk - all for a paltry tribute of 12 per cent of their total earnings to the Indian Government.