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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

CBD closures as protest shuts down George Street
Sydney Morning Herald
Rally disrupts Melbourne inner city. An estimated 600 people marched from Sydney Town Hall to The Block in Redfern on Sunday afternoon to protest the forced closure of Aboriginal communities. The group, Stop the Forced Closure of Aboriginal ...

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Sun, Jun 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Darwin indigenous forum on development
The West Australian
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Fri, Jun 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Melbourne traffic in chaos as protest against closure of remote communities ...
ABC Online
A protest in Melbourne against the forced closure of remote Aboriginal communities is causing chaos during peak hour traffic. The Swan Street bridge over the Yarra River, in the busy sports precinct which includes the MCG, was closed to traffic after ...

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Fri, Jun 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Eureka Street (satire) (registration)

Eureka Street (satire) (registration)

Speaking for others in the public square
Eureka Street (satire) (registration)
On arrival, we encountered an Aboriginal protest outside the courthouse. There was a bevy of media on hand including the ABC 4 Corners crew. Walking towards the courthouse, I heard a cry, 'Hey, Father Frank, over here! You've got to support us mob.

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Mon, Jun 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

International Business Times

International Business Times

Britain Planned To Resettle Hong Kong Population To Northern Ireland, Britain ...
International Business Times
In this photo, demonstrators show a Union Jack flag to passing by protesters during a march in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2015, the day marking the 18th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to Chinese sovereignty. Reuters/Bobby Yip ... to ...
Bizarre proposal reveals 1983 suggestion to move Hong Kong to Northern IrelandIrish Independent

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Fri, Jul 03, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Tucson Weekly

Tucson Weekly

Repeal the Deal
Tucson Weekly
"We're fighting a multi-billion dollar company as well as our own Congress, so we're facing power and money and influence," says Wendsler Nosie, Sr., former tribal chairman and coordinator of the Apache Stronghold protest. ... body 7,000 feet below ...

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Thu, Jul 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com

Damming Dissent: Community leaders behind bars in Guatemala after opposing ...
Mongabay.com
Mayan women protest hydroelectric dam projects in Santa Cruz Barillas in western Guatemala on March 16, 2014. Local opposition to the construction of dams and other natural resource projects in the area has resulted in a government crackdown on ...

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Thu, Jul 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Banners of protest
Le Monde Diplomatique
Islamic fundamentalism, though, developed in most Muslim-majority countries as the left's competitor, and has replaced the leftin trying to channel protest against what Karl Marx called “real misery”, and the state and society held responsible for it ...

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Wed, Jul 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com

'Criminalization' of local people in Indonesian province rife amid oil palm ...
Mongabay.com
Residents of Paser, a district in Indonesia's East Kalimantan province, protest against a coal mining company in February. Photo courtesy of the Indigenous People's Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN) ...

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Wed, Jul 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Minorities, Refugees and the Enduring Struggle for Survival in Thailand
Phuketwan
The year 2014 marked the ten-year anniversary of both the Tak Bai massacre, where at least 78 Muslim protesters were killed after being pushed into overcrowded police trucks, and the disappearance of Muslim human rights lawyer Somchai Neelapaijit.

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Wed, Jul 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

teleSUR English

teleSUR English

6 Years after Honduras Coup
teleSUR English
The current government has ignored the ongoing protests by social organizations and movements. Only a few months after the Zelaya was ousted, the World Bank awarded a US$15 million loan to the ... teleSUR Investigation: Garifuna at the Forefront of the ...

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Sun, Jun 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Montreal Gazette

Montreal Gazette

Joe Norton makes comeback as Kahnawake Grand Chief
Montreal Gazette
Most recently, the political pressure culminated in protests and vandalism outside people's homes, contributing to a fearful existence for dozens of families in town. It was, in fact, not Delisle but rather Norton whose council drafted the ...

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Fri, Jun 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Canadian Jewish News (blog)

Canadian Jewish News (blog)

ESSAY: The way forward on Jewish-Aboriginal relations
Canadian Jewish News (blog)
Reflecting on that experience, Heschel said, “the march was about protest and prayer. Legs are not lips and walking is not kneeling. And yet ... In calling for Canada to adopt and implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous ...

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Wed, Jun 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian

The Guardian

Brazilian indigenous leader to address UN council in effort to stop dam
The Guardian
Members of the Munduruku indigenous tribe dance during a “Caravan of Resistance'” protest in São Luiz do Tapajós against plans to build a hydroelectric dam on 27 November 2014. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images. Bruce Douglas in Rio de Janeiro.

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Wed, Jun 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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