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Showdown Inevitable At Redfern Tent Embassy As Eviction Deadline Looms
New Matilda
Since then it has grown into a symbol of Aboriginal resistance against the backdrop of the increasingly gentrified Redfern, a suburb seen as the heart of modern-day Aboriginal protest. The embassy has become a safe space for Aboriginal and non ...

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Mon, Feb 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Bill C-51 moves us one step closer to the end of...
www.insidebelleville.com/
Environmental or Aboriginal protest groups pay heed. Also included: threats to Canada's territorial integrity. Sovereigntist and First Nations groups take note. Bill C-51 speaks of information sharing aimed at “detection, identification, analysis ...

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Wed, Feb 18, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Sudbury Star

The Sudbury Star

Sudbury letter: Tough questions should be asked
The Sudbury Star
Your article about the aboriginal protest on the Trans-Canada Highway failed to address two relevant issues that arose in my mind while reading it. Firstly, concerning murdered aboriginal women, the 2014 RCMP report about them concludes that "more than ...

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Tue, Feb 17, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Emphasize our similarities to overcome differences
China Post
Tainan Mayor William Lai (賴清德) joined a group of Siraya Aborigine representatives in their protest in front of the Taipei High Administrative Court to push for their recognition among the nation's aboriginal groups. The move came after repeated ...

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Thu, Feb 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

APTN National News

APTN National News

Fighting words: NDP MP takes aim at Indigenous Liberal candidates over anti ...
APTN National News
“How many times has Canada considered, whenever we protested to defend our rights or have them recognized, how many times have they considered that legitimate or lawful? ... “The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs believes the sweeping scope of Bill C-51 ...

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Thu, Feb 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Canadian Embassy went too far to protect mining company interests in Mexico ...
CBC.ca
"I was quite alarmed to find no evidence that the embassy was at all concerned about the physical integrity and safety of the peaceful protesters from the Ejido La Sierrita and the workers," said Jen Moore, who wrote the report for MiningWatch Canada.

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Wed, Feb 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa Citizen

Alex Neve: In terrorism bills, the Canadian government goes shopping for laws
Ottawa Citizen
Indigenous peoples, environmental activists, human rights campaigners and others will worry that the new measures only protect “lawful” advocacy, dissent and protest, an intentional retrenching from current laws that recognize that protests that are ...
Canada's Patriot ActPress TV

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Wed, Feb 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

APTN National News

APTN National News

Indigenous Liberal candidates endorsing threat against Aboriginal rights: Cree ...
APTN National News
“How many times has Canada considered, whenever we protested to defend our rights or have them recognized, how many times have they considered that legitimate or lawful? ... “The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs believes the sweeping scope of Bill C-51 ...

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Wed, Feb 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Press TV

Press TV

Canada's Patriot Act
Press TV
The indigenous peoples of Canada too are concerned about the wide-ranging reach of Bill C-51. A Manitoba First Nations leader fears aboriginals protesting would be arrested under this legislation. 'Treaty rights, land rights, natural resource ...

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Tue, Feb 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

iPolitics.ca (subscription)

iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Native activist says feds missed the message of 'copper-breaking' protest
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
However, Duffek said it's not unreasonable to imagine a contemporary piece like the copper ending up in such a museum, giving the role it plays in demonstrating the deterioration of the relationship between the federal government and indigenous peoples.

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Tue, Feb 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Peru's Achuar and Kichwa Indigenous Communities Defend Their Territory From ...
Intercontinental Cry
Another protest arose in the Tigre River, where the communities blocked the river as another measure of their indefinite strike, which to date has been going on for more than 30 days. Eight boats were held up in the middle of this blockade. All of ...

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Tue, Feb 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Peru this Week

Peru this Week

Baguazo conflict reaches consensus in forestry law after 6 years
Peru this Week
Since the bloody protest, known as Baguazo, of June 2009 that left 33 dead, the Peruvian state and indigenous groups have been working to come to a solution. According to El Comercio, the two sides have finally reached a consensus to establish a legal ...

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Tue, Feb 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

“Más pequeños que David”: the struggle of human rights defenders (...)
FIDH (press release)
... the re-militarization and the mishandling of social conflicts via the application of laws that criminalize protesters such as the “Túmulos Law”; the structural discrimination of indigenous peoples; inequality and poverty; and the systematic ...

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Mon, Feb 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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