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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Boxing: Danny Green and Anthony Mundine square off...on Facebook
Sydney Morning Herald
... less than 3400 "likes" . So that's round one to Green. It will be interesting to see how Mundine, who also visited the Aboriginal protest site at Heirisson Island while in Perth, might respond. And if the pair do any of their future talking with ...

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Sun, May 31, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Herald Sun

Herald Sun

Protesters shut down Melbourne's CBD 1:33
NEWS.com.au
THE journey home for some Melburnians could be a long one tonight as more than 10,000 people are expected to flood the city in protest. The group is opposed to federal and state government plans to close 150 remote Aboriginal communities. The protest ...
Protesters rally against the 'forced closure of Aboriginal communities' on ...Herald Sun

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Fri, May 01, 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
Australia apartheid: Secret war on Aborigines prompts global May Day protestsExaminer.com

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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
Thousands rally in Melbourne in support of remote Aboriginal communitiesABC Online
Large Aboriginal land rights protest in Melbourne CBD9news.com.au

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Fri, Apr 10, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Spectator

Aboriginal protest closes three lanes of Main Street downtown
Hamilton Spectator
Home News Local. Aboriginal protest closes three lanes of Main... |. Bookmark and Share. Apr 02, 2015 | Vote 0 0. Aboriginal protest closes three lanes of Main Street downtown. PROTEST. Hamilton Spectator. Protesters closed three lanes of Main ...

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Thu, Apr 02, 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

National Observer

National Observer

Thousands join residential school survivors in reconciliation walk
National Observer
Those from across the country who marched in Ottawa yesterday did so not in political protest, but in hopes that the gaping wounds 150 years of “Indian” residential schools have left on Canada will one day heal. “This is the day ... Premier Wynne and ...

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Mon, Jun 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Money Morning

Money Morning

Insatiable China Gold Demand Is Ruining Ecuador's Tribal Lands
Money Morning
"Developing the copper mine would irreversibly devastate the region's fragile ecosystem and violate the legal rights of indigenous peoples to live, develop and control their land and territory." ... Hundreds of Ecuadorians have protested, also to no avail.

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Mon, Jun 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Take Oak Flat to a Higher Court: Why US & Canada Fear Human Rights Courts
Indian Country Today Media Network
At a protest rally in February, individuals from at least five other tribes appeared to back up the San Carlos Apaches. The New York Times published an op-ed backing them up– called to Oak Flat deal ... Since the Inter-American Court began hearing ...

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Mon, Jun 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

AL DIA News

AL DIA News

Across the Americas, indigenous peoples protest fossil fuel and mining ...
AL DIA News
What you might not have heard so readily is that there has been sustained opposition to the Keystone XL by the indigenous peoples of Canada and the United States. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe — one of nine tribes in South Dakota whose governments have ...

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Sun, May 31, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Soaked protesters march in final push against anti-terror bill
Ottawa Citizen
I've read this statistic that more people die yearly from domestic homicide than people have died as a result of terrorism since 2001,” she said. “There are so many other things to worry about, such as Indigenous peoples' rights.” First Nations protest ...

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Sat, May 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska Dispatch News

We should expand Etok's legacy of tireless work on behalf of others
Alaska Dispatch News
... a laundry list of things, ranging from the 1961 “Duck-In,” when Barrow residents protested federal restrictions on subsistence hunting, to being one of the most prominent and influential leaders of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act -- of ...

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Sat, May 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

In Liberia: Protesters invade Palm oil plantation, injure official
Pulse Nigeria
It was not immediately known what sparked the protests. But last month the Forest Peoples Programme, a group campaigning for the rights of indigenous peoples, accused GVL of taking land without community consent. Under its 2010 concession agreement, ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America

Sainthood for founder of California missions angers Native American groups
Al Jazeera America
Tribal chairwoman Louise Miranda Ramirez of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation joined members of several Native American groups in a protest on Easter Sunday at the historic Carmel Mission in northern California, once the headquarters of the mission ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Protesters invade Liberia palm oil plantation, injure official
Reuters
It was not immediately known what sparked the protests. But last month the Forest Peoples Programme, a group campaigning for the rights of indigenous peoples, accused GVL of taking land without community consent. Under its 2010 concession agreement, ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Daily Star

The Daily Star

Protesters keep slamming cops for irresponsibility
The Daily Star
Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum, Bangladesh Chhatra Union, Bangladesh Chhatra Federation, Samajtantrik Chhatra Front, Udichi Shilpi Gosthi, and Nari pakkha expressed solidarity with the students' alliance. The 21-year-old woman was waiting for ...

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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