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The Age

The Age

Aboriginal rights protest disrupts Australia Day Parade in Melbourne
The Age
Hundreds of people marching for Aboriginal rights have disrupted official Australia Day celebrations in the Melbourne CBD. The group – holding Aboriginal flags and chanting "always was, always will be Aboriginal land" – followed the parade down ...

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indie Wire (blog)

Indie Wire (blog)

'Black Panther Woman' USA Premiere Set for PAFF (On Little Known Australian ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Forty years later, and still struggling with addiction, she looks back on her involvement in the Aboriginal protest movement from her housing commission apartment in the community of Redfern. In the film, she journeys to New York to an international ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

News in the Humanosphere: Blood on the streets of Kinshasa
Humanosphere
Hundreds of people protesting against air strikes on Tuareg rebels by United Nations peacekeepers in Mali occupied the airport in the northern town of Kidal on Wednesday, forcing U.N. troops to abandon positions there. (Reuters ... The World Bank ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Australia Day, Survival Day or Invasion Day? Why indigenous Australians can't ...
Crikey
At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a happy occasion, something less angry and more likely to ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Australia Day, Survival Day or Invasion Day? Why indigenous Australians can't ...
Crikey
At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a happy occasion, something less angry and more likely to ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Daily Review

Daily Review

Friend or foe of indigenous culture? Jessica Mauboy as Australia Day poster girl
Daily Review
At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a happy occasion, something less angry and more likely to ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Aboriginal protest legal quandary
Warrnambool Standard
Glenelg Shire Council has been advised it does not have the authority to intervene with protesters at the Portland Aboriginal Tent Embassy. In a statement, council said the protests were relevant only to state and federal government issues and it could ...

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Tue, Jan 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Australia Day in the Camden Haven and beyond
Camden Haven Courier
The largest Aboriginal protest march in history occurred on 26 January and Australia Day was labelled by Indigenous Australians as 'Invasion Day'. 1992: Inaugural Survival concert held at La Perouse, now an annual event. 1994: All States and ...

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Wed, Jan 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

1932: Australia Day adopted in NSW only to be reversed to Anniversary Day by the
Camden Haven Courier
The largest Aboriginal protest march in history occurred on 26 January and Australia Day was labelled by Indigenous Australians as 'Invasion Day'. 1992: Inaugural Survival concert held at La Perouse, now an annual event. 1994: All States and ...

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Wed, Jan 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

In the Land of the Blind the One-Eyed Man Is King
AllAfrica.com
They argue that violent organising is a perfectly sensible idea; that violence in Haitian and Zimbabwean independence and Indian peasant uprisings were ultimately more worthwhile than 'apologist' protest movements elsewhere. Writers who cherry-pick ...

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Serra the Saint: Why Not?
Indian Country Today Media Network
We are told that Junipero Serra is being canonized because he brought Christianity to California Indigenous Peoples. ... Padre Antonio Horra knew better in 1799 when he protested soldiers' rapes and beatings of Indian converts at his California mission.

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Axis of Logic

Axis of Logic

Sign for the first Worldwide Festival of Resistances Against Capitalism.
Axis of Logic
Police violence was another overarching theme of the festival, with a particular focus on the September 26 Ayotzinapa murders and disappearances in the town of Iguala where police started firing on student buses during a protest. Six students were ...

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Latin America News Dispatch

Latin America News Dispatch

Amid Renewed Protests, Venezuela Blocks Politicians' Visit to Imprisoned ...
Latin America News Dispatch
Colombia is further investigating 3,000 crimes committed against human rights defenders in the country since 2006 in an effort to assess the situation facing human rights workers, indigenous peoples and political victims. Bolivians celebrated with ...

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Mon, Jan 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

World War 4 Report

World War 4 Report

NEITHER EAST NOR WEST
World War 4 Report
For instance, the MTG protested the jailing of US draft registration resister Andy Major, and the Lvov (Ukraine) Trust Group sent a solidarity message to a protest at the Pentagon against US intervention in Central America (linking it to fighting ...

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Sun, Jan 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Revolution in the time of Facebook
Philippine Star
The general topic was “The Youth and Social Reform,” and I decided to share some of my experiences as a former student activist in the 1970s and to observe how protest movements and actions have changed since then. I began by talking about the First ...

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Sun, Jan 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

SBS

SBS

Reflect on what January 26 means to Indigenous Aussies: Calma
SBS
"Nothing is ever gained through violent protests," said Dr Calma. Indigenous people from all over Australia are travelling to Canberra for a three day Freedom Summit, which will include a peaceful protest at Parliament House on Tuesday. "We should ...

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Fri, Jan 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Maroon

Maroon

Environmental racism targets vulnerable minority groups
Maroon
Native Americans ride on horseback around the Mall in Washington, D.C. to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. Its construction inflicts environmental injustices on the ... Industrial capitalism has been one of the root causes of environmental injustice ...

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Fri, Jan 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Upside Down World

Upside Down World

Ecuador: The “Citizens' Revolution” vs Social Movements
Upside Down World
Director Nina Pacari emphasized that in reality they are being subject to “political persecution by this government against indigenous peoples and low-income sectors.”[3] .... It was the third wave of protests in less than six months, with marches in ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Lost Coast Outpost

Lost Coast Outpost

HSU Students Occupy Campus Building, Issue List of Demands to Protest ...
Lost Coast Outpost
The announcement that students planned to remain in the building came after a 2-day long Native American Activism Conference, where speakers from across the state presented on a variety of issues faced by Indigenous Peoples at Humboldt State.

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Tue, Jan 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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