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Māori Television

Māori Television

Aboriginal protest continues as Australian PM plans visit to New Zealand
Māori Television
A number of rallies have been organised across New Zealand over the coming weeks to show support for the Indigenous communities of Australia battling to save their remote communities from closure. As the battle of the Indigenous people of Australia ...

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Mon, Apr 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Māori Television

Māori Television

Aboriginal protest continues as Australian PM plans visit to New Zealand
Māori Television
A number of rallies have been organised across New Zealand over the coming weeks to show support for the Indigenous communities of Australia battling to save their remote communities from closure. As the battle of the Indigenous people of Australia ...

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Mon, Apr 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Melbourne protest over closure of remote indigenous communities in WA
Daily Mail
A large protest opposing the closure of remote indigenous communities in WA has shut down streets in central Melbourne. Several thousand people gathered outside the city's main railway station Flinders Street at 4pm on Friday. 'Enough is enough - where ...

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Fri, Apr 10, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Spectator

Aboriginal protest closes three lanes of Main Street downtown
Hamilton Spectator
Home News Local. Aboriginal protest closes three lanes of Main... |. Bookmark and Share. Apr 02, 2015 | Vote 0 0. Aboriginal protest closes three lanes of Main Street downtown. PROTEST. Hamilton Spectator. Protesters closed three lanes of Main ...

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

Indie Wire (blog)

Indie Wire (blog)

TONIGHT: Powerful Doc 'Black Panther Woman' Makes NYC Premiere at New ...
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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Sun, Mar 29, 2015, Continue reading at the source

News24

News24

Police evacuate aboriginal protest camp in Perth
News24
Police evacuate aboriginal protest camp in Perth. 2015-03-14 06:30. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott holding his fighting boomerang while talking to an Aboriginal performer at the opening of the 44th Parliament in Canberra. (Mark Graham, AFP).

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Sat, Mar 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

SBS

SBS

Aboriginal protest over Redfern development plan
SBS
Aboriginal protesters are continuing a stand off at a proposed housing construction site at Redfern in Sydney. By. Greg Dyett. 13 Mar 2015 - 8:04 PM UPDATED 23 Mar 2015 - 12:04 PM. 0. (Transcript from World News Radio). It's a development that promises ...

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

ABC Online

ABC Online

Heirisson Island Aboriginal protest: Police move in to clear campers
ABC Online
Angry scenes erupted at Perth's Heirisson Island today as police and the city moved to dismantle an Aboriginal camp, set up in response to the State Government's plan to close remote communities. Dozens of officers, including mounted police and the ...
Heirisson protest camp given deadline - The West AustralianThe West Australian
Police move in to clear Heirisson Island Aboriginal protestersABC Message Stick

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

NZ MP's support Aboriginal protest over proposed closure of indigenous ...
Māori Television
Plans to close more than 100 remote indigenous communities in Western Australia is being supported by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Late last year Aboriginal elders led a protest outside of state parliament against it and this week they're ...

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Thu, Mar 12, 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
Forest rangers putting out a fire at a charcoal burning kiln in Kenya's Mau Forest. The future of the country's indigenous forest cover is under threat but this has little to do with poverty and ignorance – experts say that it is greed which allows unsustainable practices, such as the lucrative production of charcoal and logging of wood. Credit: Robert Kibet/IPS

Forest rangers putting out a fire at a charcoal burning kiln in Kenya's Mau Forest. The future of the country's indigenous forest cover is under threat but this has little to do with poverty and ignorance – experts say that it is greed which allows unsustainable practices, such as the lucrative production of charcoal and logging of wood. Credit: Robert Kibet/IPS

By Robert Kibet
NAIROBI, Apr 25 2015 (IPS)

Armed with twigs and placards, enraged residents from a semi-pastoral community 360 km north of Kenya's capital, Nairobi, protested this week against wanton destruction of indigenous forest – their alternative source of livelihood.

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Sat, Apr 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Bulatlat (blog)

Bulatlat (blog)

31st Cordillera Day | Indigenous peoples renew call for 'defense of land, life ...
Bulatlat (blog)
The Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) led the protest march to the adjacent regional offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), then proceeded to protest in front of SM City ...

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Fri, Apr 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

rabble.ca

rabble.ca

Recognizing the Armenian genocide: Beyond selective memory
rabble.ca
When he was assassinated in 2007, tens of thousands of people in Istanbul marched in Istanbul to mourn and to protest, bearing signs of solidarity "we are all Armenians." After his death, his legacy and influence remains in Turkey. In recent weeks, a ...

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Fri, Apr 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK

Anzac Day 2015: 'Myth of the birth of Australia is a travesty of history'
International Business Times UK
According to Lake, Australia also needs to recognise the first wars of dispossession fought against indigenous peoples. ... In the 1980s, Australian feminists who protested against sexual violence during conflict were banned from marching on Anzac Day.

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Fri, Apr 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Investigate use of excessive force against anti-dam protesters in Sonbhadra ...
SikhSiyasat.Net
Rights groups in Chhattisgarh say that affected indigenous communities have not been adequately consulted or informed about the impacts of the project, in violation of international law and standards. The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous ...

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Fri, Apr 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian

The Guardian

'We're going to resist': Brazil's indigenous groups fight to keep their land ...
The Guardian
The dispute comes at a crucial time for Brazil's more than 300 indigenous peoples. Earlier this month, more than a thousand indigenous leaders met in Brasília to protest and organise against PEC 215, a proposed constitutional amendment that would shift ...

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Thu, Apr 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

teleSUR English

teleSUR English

North, South American Indigenous Peoples Unite in Chevron Fight
teleSUR English
In what organizers called a “historic” gathering, activists from the United States, Canada, and Indigenous territories from throughout North America met with indigenous peoples from Ecuador to participate in a protest against the Chevron oil company in ...

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Thu, Apr 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Profile: Indigenous activist competes in London Marathon to draw attention to ...
Free Speech Radio News
Yawanawa says that he is running the marathon in protest and to raise awareness of the situation of indigenous people in Brazil: “It's everything: injustice, intimidation, racism, prejudice and violation of our rights especially – we do have rights ...

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Wed, Apr 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian

The Guardian

Evicting Indigenous Australians from their homelands is a declaration of war
The Guardian
Extraordinary demonstrations of Indigenous women protesting the removal of their children and grandchildren by the state, some of them at gunpoint, are ignored by journalists and patronised by politicians. More Indigenous children are being wrenched ...

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Wed, Apr 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

A Feast Worth Fighting For: Inuit Appeal Approval of Seismic Testing at ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
At lunchtime on April 20, as a symbol of their sustenance that's at stake and as a show of Inuit values of sharing and community, Clyde River Mayor Jerry Natanine will pass around whale and seal meat and Arctic Char to protesters rallying on the steps ...
Clyde River Inuit community supporters rally outside Federal Court of Appealrabble.ca (blog)

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Tue, Apr 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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