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Green Left Weekly

Green Left Weekly

Grandmothers Against Removals call for support
Green Left Weekly
Activists from the national movement Grandmothers Against Removals joined the Aboriginal protest convergence in Canberra over the Invasion Day long weekend, including the march on Parliament House. Many of the Aboriginal families attending the ...

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Sat, Jan 31, 2015, Continue reading at the source

BBC News

BBC News

British Museum to showcase art from indigenous Australia
BBC News
More contemporary items include an Aboriginal protest placard from 1972 and artist Vincent Namatjira's painting of James Cook from 2014. Another exhibit gives some insight into the first Australian cricket team to visit England in 1868. "Many people ...

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

BBC News

BBC News

British Museum to showcase art from indigenous Australia
BBC News
More contemporary items include an Aboriginal protest placard from 1972 and artist Vincent Namatjira's painting of James Cook from 2014. Another exhibit gives some insight into the first Australian cricket team to visit England in 1868. "Many people ...

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Mon, Jan 26, 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

In pictures: Australia Day 2015 celebrations
SBS
An Aboriginal protest at the Tent Embassy on the lawns of Old Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AAP Image/Wayne King). 16 / 18. Fans at the One Day International Tri-Series between Australia and India at the Sydney Cricket Ground, ...

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

Indie Wire (blog)

Indie Wire (blog)

'Black Panther Woman' USA Premiere Set for PAFF (On Little Known Australian ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Forty years later, and still struggling with addiction, she looks back on her involvement in the Aboriginal protest movement from her housing commission apartment in the community of Redfern. In the film, she journeys to New York to an international ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

News in the Humanosphere: Blood on the streets of Kinshasa
Humanosphere
Hundreds of people protesting against air strikes on Tuareg rebels by United Nations peacekeepers in Mali occupied the airport in the northern town of Kidal on Wednesday, forcing U.N. troops to abandon positions there. (Reuters ... The World Bank ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Australia Day, Survival Day or Invasion Day? Why indigenous Australians can't ...
Crikey
At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a happy occasion, something less angry and more likely to ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Australia Day, Survival Day or Invasion Day? Why indigenous Australians can't ...
Crikey
At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a happy occasion, something less angry and more likely to ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Daily Review

Daily Review

Friend or foe of indigenous culture? Jessica Mauboy as Australia Day poster girl
Daily Review
At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a happy occasion, something less angry and more likely to ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Entrenched Corruption and Impunity in Kenya
Intercontinental Cry
... (Narok North), Korei Lemein (Narok South), Patrick Ntutu (Narok West) Johana Ngeno (Emurwa Dikir) and Senator Stephen ole Ntutu who led the demonstration to protest the manner in which Governor Samuel Tunai is running the affairs of the local county.

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015, Continue reading at the source

rabble.ca

rabble.ca

Peoples, Palestine, and the Crushing of Free Speech: Steven Salaita
rabble.ca
Professor Salaita is at the centre of an international protest against academic censorship. He spoke in Vancouver earlier in January 2015. Author of six books and many articles, ... account about the Gaza massacre this past summer. Because this action ...

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Thu, Jan 29, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indigenous Peruvians occupy oil wells, demand compensation
GlobalPost
Pluspetrol had previously signaled it was willing to talk "in an atmosphere of social peace," calling on the Indians to end the protest. However, a meeting of indigenous peoples and company representatives in the oil town of Andoas in northeastern Peru ...

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Wed, Jan 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Native Leaders Are Being Killed in the Amazon Because They Want the Right to ...
Truth-Out
“Political violence against indigenous peoples is carried out with virtual impunity,” said Miller. “Occasionally, the ... The degree to which protest is effective, organizers can expect to face spurious legal charges and spend years in court, if not ...

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Wed, Jan 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

My Turn: Since time immemorial
Juneau Empire (subscription)
Science attests to the fact that indigenous peoples have been here for more than 10,000 years. We flourished off ... They protested the creation of the Tongass National Forest and Glacier Bay National Park, and went to Congress to fight the taking of ...

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Wed, Jan 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Scoop.co.nz (press release)

Former Malaysian Prime Minister speaks out against Sarawak
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
SAVE Rivers organized a parallel conference where indigenous peoples discussed alternatives to mega-dams as well as development paths that would respect their traditional land and livelihoods. The conference was followed by symbolic protests, ...

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Tue, Jan 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source

New Hope Ministries Offers No Hope At All
Huffington Post
A few days after laying Vanessa to rest, a group of protesters marched in front of the New Hope Ministries church, holding signs saying, "Dignity in Death Vanessa," and "You will not find Jesus at New Hope but you will find HYPOCRISY." Today, we term ...

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Tue, Jan 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Latin America News Dispatch

Latin America News Dispatch

Revolution, Counter Revolution, and the Economic War in Venezuela: Part I
Venezuelanalysis.com
The late President Hugo Chávez and now Maduro have played leadership roles in the regional associations of Latin American independence and integration; for this reason social movements, Afro-descendant and indigenous peoples, and peasants and workers ...
Amid Renewed Protests, Venezuela Blocks Politicians' Visit to Imprisoned ...Latin America News Dispatch

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Tue, Jan 27, 2015, Continue reading at the source

In the Land of the Blind the One-Eyed Man Is King
AllAfrica.com
They argue that violent organising is a perfectly sensible idea; that violence in Haitian and Zimbabwean independence and Indian peasant uprisings were ultimately more worthwhile than 'apologist' protest movements elsewhere. Writers who cherry-pick ...

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

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Serra the Saint: Why Not?
Indian Country Today Media Network
We are told that Junipero Serra is being canonized because he brought Christianity to California Indigenous Peoples. ... Padre Antonio Horra knew better in 1799 when he protested soldiers' rapes and beatings of Indian converts at his California mission.

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