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Eureka Street (satire) (registration)

Eureka Street (satire) (registration)

The insights of Pope Francis in shaping Catholic health and aged care
Eureka Street (satire) (registration)
Next to me sat a lady reading her morning newspaper featuring a photo of the Aboriginal protest outside the courthouse. There was an unmistakable 6'4" white male with them — Fr Frank Brennan. I hoped this would not jeopardise our inquiry. I was ...

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Wed, Aug 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Sydney City News

Sydney City News

Aborigines in court for living on the land allocated to them
Sydney City News
A company initially established to provide Aboriginal housing has taken an Aboriginal protest camp to court for occupying vacant land in Redfern. The Aboriginal Housing Corporation (AHC), which was responsible for the demolition of the affordable ...

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Wed, Aug 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Local

ABC Local

Joe Geia: Aboriginal protest and the power of song
ABC Local
Joe Geia: Aboriginal protest and the power of song. Friday 17 July 2015. Download audio. Joe Geia's best-known song, Yil Lull, is sung alongside the national anthem in some primary schools. Joe Geia Image: Joe Geia (ABC Local). Joe Geia is a singer, ...

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Fri, Jul 17, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

CBD closures as protest shuts down George Street
Sydney Morning Herald
An estimated 600 people marched from Sydney Town Hall to The Block in Redfern on Sunday afternoon to protest the forced closure of Aboriginal communities. The group, Stop the Forced Closure of Aboriginal Communities in Australia, was protesting the ...

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Sun, Jun 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Melbourne traffic thrown into chaos as protest against closure of remote ...
ABC Online
Traffic has returned to normal in Melbourne's CBD after a protest against the forced closure of remote Aboriginal communities closed two busy intersections during the peak hour. The Swan Street bridge over the Yarra River, in the busy sports precinct ...
Protesters take over Melbourne bridge as Friday night commuters hit againHerald Sun

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Fri, Jun 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

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

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 ...
Protesters sitting outside Flinders St Station. Picture: Jake Nowakowski ...Herald Sun
Large Aboriginal land rights protest in Melbourne CBD9news.com.au
Thousands rally in Melbourne in support of remote Aboriginal communitiesABC Online

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Fri, Apr 10, 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 ...
Melbourne Invasion Day protest: 'no pride in genocide'Green Left Weekly

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

New Historian

New Historian

Paz Estenssoro Declares State of Siege
New Historian
Bolivia's 20,000 tin miners had begun an indefinite strike ten days earlier in protest at Paz Estenssoro's plans to shut down fifty percent of the country's state owned tin mines in response to falling tin prices. 5,000 of the miners set off on a ...

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Thu, Aug 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Protesters call on state-owned firm to take over Peru's largest oil block
Fox News Latino
But the governor predicted that the block's output will fall and adversely affect the regional economy. He said indigenous peoples in Loreto want investment guarantees covering a span of 30 years and reject the short-term deal with Pacific as ...

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Wed, Aug 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Ecuador's Indigenous Uprising
Intercontinental Cry
“The absorption of everything that represents the institutions of Indigenous Peoples is our main complaint, the primary reason” for the protests, CONAIE's Director for Women, Katty Betancourt Machoa, told Intercontinental Cry, adding that, “The biggest ...

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Tue, Aug 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Greenpeace protester was surprised to find himself dangling off Portland bridge
EagleFordTexas.com (press release)
He also saw the protest as an opportunity to show solidarity with indigenous peoples whose lands have been affected by drilling. His reaction to the news that he'd be dangling from a bridge? “I thought it was pretty wild,” he said. “I had no idea it ...

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Mon, Aug 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

EagleFordTexas.com (press release)

EagleFordTexas.com (press release)

Greenpeace protester was surprised to find himself dangling off Portland bridge
EagleFordTexas.com (press release)
He also saw the protest as an opportunity to show solidarity with indigenous peoples whose lands have been affected by drilling. His reaction to the news that he'd be dangling from a bridge? “I thought it was pretty wild,” he said. “I had no idea it ...

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Mon, Aug 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Ecuador's Indigenous Uprising
Intercontinental Cry
“The absorption of everything that represents the institutions of indigenous peoples is our main complaint, the primary reason” for the protests, Katty Betancourt told Intercontinental Cry, adding that, “the biggest toll on us is that of bilingual ...

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Mon, Aug 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

3 reasons why First Nations voters are suddenly more engaged
CBC.ca
The 1885 legislation was met with fears of imposed Canadian citizenship and the 1960 law sparked protests across the country to protect First Nation sovereignty. Later, even national chiefs of the Assembly of First Nations, like Georges Erasmus and ...

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Sun, Aug 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Argus.ca

The Argus.ca

Web users' security hangs in the balance with rising risks online
The Argus.ca
Many Canadians have heard of the Idle No More movement – there are few days in which its progress or protests do not makenational headlines — but how many understand the political and legislative roots of the movement? How did Idle No ... “Not only ...

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Sun, Aug 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indigenous protesters chase off police in Ecuador town
Jewocity.com (press release) (blog)
The soldiers' captors are demanding the release of the more than 100 demonstrators arrested since the protests began, said the Ecuadoran Indigenous Peoples' Confederation. An Indian from the Amazon region of Ecuador takes part in a protest… According ...

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Sat, Aug 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Deutsche Welle

Deutsche Welle

The deadly price of environmental activism
Deutsche Welle
"The only means indigenous groups have to protect their rights are international mechanisms, because local governments don't support our protests," said Cana. As a result, native people turn to defend their lands and rights - which then makes them targets.

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Fri, Aug 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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