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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...
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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

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

'It's a form of genocide': Hamilton protests aboriginal deaths
CBC.ca
About 25 protesters gathered in the bitter cold near Gage Park Friday to protest Canada's missing and murdered aboriginal women as part of a national day of action. The protest was part of a national campaign dubbed Shut Down Canada, and was held in ...

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

Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.com

Aboriginal Australians defying gentrification
Aljazeera.com
'Sovereignty never ceded' is the slogan uniting Aboriginal protest camps across Australia. Silvia Boarini/Al Jazeera. Aboriginal activist Jenny Munroe set up the tent 'embassy' last May on National Sorry Day. 'We wanted to give some meaning to this ...

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Mon, Feb 09, 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

ABC Online

ABC Online

G20: Indigenous protesters rally in Brisbane CBD ahead of leaders' summit
ABC Online
About 100 people gathered in Brisbane ahead of the G20 leaders' summit to protest against the treatment of Indigenous Australians. The group converged on Roma Street in the CBD this morning, with many draped in Aboriginal flags and holding placards.
G20 protesters: Police warn Anonymous activists risk arrest if they wear masks ...Courier Mail

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Mon, Nov 10, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Aboriginal protest over Gatineau dig site taken down
CBC.ca
Police have removed an aboriginal group that had occupied a portion of Jacques Cartier Boulevard in Gatineau, Que., in protest over infrastructure work at the site of a recent archaeological dig, one day after a city deadline to vacate the area. The ...

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Fri, Sep 19, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Australian flag burnt by protesters
Sydney Morning Herald
The escalation came as Prime Minister Julia Gillard said she was unaware of claims one of her staffers may have triggered yesterday's ugly Aboriginal protest, which culminated in her being dragged from a Canberra restaurant by her security team. A ...

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Fri, Jan 27, 2012, Continue reading at the source

Gillard, Abbott escorted under guard amid Aboriginal Tent Embassy protest
The Australian
JULIA Gillard and Tony Abbott have been bundled out of a Canberra restaurant after the building was rushed by Aboriginal protesters today. The Prime Minister and Opposition Leader were trapped in the building for about 30 minutes as about 100 activists ...
PM Julia Gillard and Opposition Leader Tony Abbott trapped in Aboriginal ...The Daily Telegraph (blog)
Australian PM Julia Gillard rescued by police after aboriginal protestTNT Magazine
Australian PM flees Aboriginal protestForeign Policy (blog)
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Thu, Jan 26, 2012, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Partnering for Conservation Benefits Tacana People, Bolivian Park
Indian Country Today Media Network
Leaders began organizing and working to get title to their lands after Bolivia's indigenous people staged a protest march "for territory and dignity" in 1990. The Indigenous Council of the Tacana People (Consejo Indígena del Pueblo Tacana, CIPTA) was ...

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Fri, Mar 06, 2015, Continue reading at the source

APTN National News

APTN National News

Kahnawake sends 'open letter' to Prime Minister saying anti-terror bill will ...
APTN National News
“While it is clear that the Canadian people and their government are concerned with both real and potential incidents of terrorism in Canada, there is also a great fear that the law may be used to brand legitimate protests by First Nations as acts of ...

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Thu, Mar 05, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Tito Kilizapa in his workshop in Izalco in western El Salvador. The 74-year-old indigenous craftsman makes and plays the marimba, a percussion instrument that was popular in Central America in the 19th century and which he is trying to revive among children in the area. Credit: Edgardo Ayala/IPS

Tito Kilizapa in his workshop in Izalco in western El Salvador. The 74-year-old indigenous craftsman makes and plays the marimba, a percussion instrument that was popular in Central America in the 19th century and which he is trying to revive among children in the area. Credit: Edgardo Ayala/IPS

By Edgardo Ayala and Claudia Ávalos
IZALCO, El Salvador , Mar 5 2015 (IPS)

Nearly three years after the rights of El Salvador's indigenous people were recognised in the constitution, there are still no public policies and laws to translate that historic achievement into reality.

In June 2014 the single-chamber legislature ratified a constitutional reform [...]

Thu, Mar 05, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Ecologist

The Ecologist

Tar sands campaigners are Canada's new 'terrorists'
The Ecologist
"There is no focus on environmental groups, but rather on the broader criminal threats to Canada's critical infrastructure. The RCMP does not monitor any environmental protest group. ... Environmentalists and Indigenous Peoples have been subjected to ...

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Thu, Mar 05, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indigenous Liberation Walk - a Human Rights Focus
The Journalist
In recent times South Africans have learnt that resounding victories can be attained with the simple act of walking in protest. Unarmed protestors are more powerful than guns, our history has taught us. Pilgrims know that following in the footsteps of ...

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Thu, Mar 05, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Bulatlat (blog)

Bulatlat (blog)

Mining Act | '20 years of plunder, destruction and pollution must end'
Bulatlat (blog)
MANILA — Some 300 protesters belonging to indigenous peoples and environmentalist groups today called for an end to 20 years of liberalized mining under the Mining Act of 1995, which, they said, only resulted to “environmental destruction, pollution ...

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Tue, Mar 03, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Who's the Greatest Unreliable Narrator in Literature?
Publishers Weekly
His job—editing an enormous report detailing the gruesome massacres of the indigenous peoples of a Central American country by its military—feeds a growing sense of his being personally imperiled. Is this Moya ... JMD: Under protest, I'll go with James.

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Fri, Feb 27, 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
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