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ABC Online

ABC Online

Rallies held to protest against threat of remote community closures in Western ...
ABC Online
Thousands of people have marched in rallies around Australia and around the world in a series of protests against the proposed closure of up to 150 remote communities in Western Australia. In Perth, hundreds gathered at Forrest Place in the CBD where ...
Melbourne city centre blocked by protests over closure of Indigenous ...The Guardian

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Herald Sun

Herald Sun

Protesters rally against the 'forced closure of Aboriginal communities' on ...
Herald Sun
THIS not to persuade but provoke. This is not a demonstration of compassion but contempt. This is not to help but hurt. Thousands of protesters are expected to cause chaos as they flood into the city during evening rush hour today. About 11,000 ...

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Maori Party to be at heart of worldwide protests against aboriginal community ...
New Zealand Herald
Maori Party co- Marama Fox will march in a protest in Melbourne. Photo / Hawke's Bay Today. Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox will be at the heart of world-wide protests against the closure of remote aboriginal communities. Ms Fox will today march in a ...

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Arrests as police remove tents at Perth's Heirisson Island Aboriginal protest
ABC Online
Dozens of riot police and City of Perth rangers have again moved into dismantle an Aboriginal camp at Heirisson Island, set up in response to the State Government's plan to close remote communities. Officers began dismantling the camp just after 11:00 ...

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au

Aboriginal protest disrupts Melb CBD
NEWS.com.au
A LARGE protest opposing the closure of remote indigenous communities in WA has shut down streets in central Melbourne. SEVERAL thousand people gathered outside the city's main railway station Flinders Street at 4pm. "Enough is enough - where is the ...
Large Aboriginal protest in Melb CBD - Yahoo7Yahoo7 News
Protesters sitting outside Flinders St Station. Picture: Jake Nowakowski ...Herald Sun
Thousands rally in Melbourne in support of remote Aboriginal communitiesABC Online
9news.com.au
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Fri, Apr 10, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Message Stick

ABC Message Stick

Colin Barnett pushed as anger erupts at protest over remote communities closure
ABC Message Stick
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has endured a hostile reception both inside and outside Parliament over the Government's push to close isolated Aboriginal communities in the state. Mr Barnett was pushed by a protester at a rally outside ...
Resistance builds against plan to close Aboriginal communitiesGreen Left Weekly

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Thu, Mar 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source

SBS

SBS

Aboriginal protest over Redfern development plan
SBS
Aboriginal protesters are continuing a stand off at a proposed housing construction site at Redfern in Sydney. By. Greg Dyett. 13 Mar 2015 - 8:04 PM UPDATED 23 Mar 2015 - 12:04 PM. 0. (Transcript from World News Radio). It's a development that promises ...

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Fri, Mar 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Heirisson Island Aboriginal protest: Police move in to clear campers
ABC Online
Angry scenes erupted at Perth's Heirisson Island today as police and the city moved to dismantle an Aboriginal camp, set up in response to the State Government's plan to close remote communities. Dozens of officers, including mounted police and the ...
Heirisson protest camp given deadline - The West AustralianThe West Australian

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Fri, Mar 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source

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

Brisbane Times

Brisbane Times

WAR declared at Aboriginal G20 gathering
Brisbane Times
... you're a native in South Africa, whether you're Irish or Scottish, we want to have discussions and dialogue with you," he said. "Because we feel the exact same yoke of oppression, just like you do." Another Aboriginal protest will be held on ...
Aboriginals use G20 to call attention to plightGulf Times

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Fri, Nov 14, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Survivors of Basilan kidnappings, kin of slain victims call for peace
ABS CBN News
Gusto mong ma-kidnap ka uli,” she remembers kin protesting. (You survived then. Do you want .... While Calvo is supportive of the BBL, he stressed the need to ensure that the rights of all other indigenous peoples are protected. He also complained that ...

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Sat, May 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com

Mining and Energy Contracts under Investigation as Corruption Scandals Rock ...
Mongabay.com
Protesters hold a banner calling for an investigation and jail for Erick Archila, the Minister of Energy and Mines who resigned May 15 over accusations of corruption, at a massive protest in Guatemala City on May 16. Protests took place .... Organizers ...

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Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Paraguay Official Sentenced for Illegal Sale of Indigenous Lands, Faces Other ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
“In an exemplary act of resistance, organization and mobilization, the indigenous Ayoreo came out in protest, setting up road blocks and demanding reparation of their rights in order to ensure that, despite the formal transfer of ownership, the ...

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Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

FanSided

FanSided

High school team changes name from Redskins
FanSided
Native American leaders have spoken out against the name, protests have been held, and many major sports publications have stopped using the term altogether when referring to the team, calling them instead “the Washington NFL team” or simply ... It's a ...

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Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source

FanSided

FanSided

High school team changes name from Redskins
FanSided
Native American leaders have spoken out against the name, protests have been held, and many major sports publications have stopped using the term altogether when referring to the team, calling them instead “the Washington NFL team” or simply ... It's a ...

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Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Nickel Mine, Lead Bullets
Intercontinental Cry
"When I turned around, I heard the gunshot." Chub is one of several Maya Q'eqchi' community members shot on September 27, 2009 during a crackdown on protests over threats that a group would be evicted from its ancestral lands near CGN's Fenix ferro ...

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Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Why US & Canada Fear Human Rights Court
Indian Country Today Media Network
... November 21, 2008. Thousands of Indians marched to Bogota in a push for land rights and to protest free-trade negotiations and attacks on the country's indigenous population. ... The birth of advance agreements on how to resolve disputes among ...

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Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Shell No! Enviro Advocates Say No To Arctic Drilling
Eugene Weekly
Shell protesters included well-known environmental groups such as Greenpeace and 350.org, grassroots organizations such as Rising Tide as well as indigenous peoples. Activists converged upon Seattle and Puget Sound for three days of protests, which ...

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Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)

The Divine Protest of Pentecost: The Politics of Language and Respectability ...
Patheos (blog)
Indigenous langauges fared even worse in the United States, with the government funding Christian missionaries and denominations to forcibly assimilate indigenous peoples into Euro-American culture at boarding schools in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Wed, May 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

International Business Times

International Business Times

Mexico Elections 2015: Lorenzo Córdova Apologizes After Indigenous Insults ...
International Business Times
A demonstrator holding a Mexican flag is silhouetted during a protest in support of the 43 missing students in Mexico City on Dec. 1, 2014. The head of the country's National Electoral Institute was forced to apologize amid demands for his resignation ...

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Wed, May 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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