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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

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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