Mark Zuckerberg sued Native Hawaiians to force them to sell their land. And it was all to secure his 700-acre island getaway. artifact

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AJ+: As we say in the story, Zuckerberg dropped the lawsuits after widespread outrage. But for many Native Hawaiian families, the damage has already been done. Some sold their land for pennies on the dollar. Others continue to be blocked from accessing the land they own. And some told us they live in fear of further legal action from Zuckerberg's Hawaiian proxy, a man named Carlos Andrade, who Zuckerberg also mentions in his statement: http://thegardenisland.com/news/opinion/guest/zuckerberg-we-are-dropping-our-quiet-title-actions/article_e80fc17c-e4b1-11e6-bc5c-9308d8f880f4.html

AJ+: Land ownership and the quiet title legal process in Hawaii are super complicated. For a better understanding of how it works, check out this resource from the Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation: http://www.nhlchi.org/resources/brochures/13#what-is-a-quiet-title-action


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https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/906918456116329/
http://thegardenisland.com/news/opinion/guest/zuckerberg-we-are-dropping-our-quiet-title-actions/article_e80fc17c-e4b1-11e6-bc5c-9308d8f880f4.html
http://www.nhlchi.org/resources/brochures/13#what-is-a-quiet-title-action



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