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Indie Wire (blog)

Indie Wire (blog)

Watch a Clip from 'Black Panther Woman' - New York Premiere This Weekend ...
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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Tue, Mar 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Government dismisses opposition to protest laws
The West Australian
... who promised to repeal the Bill if elected. Mr Mischin confirmed farmers locking a gate to protest about fracking could be charged. There was also an Aboriginal protest outside Parliament yesterday against a $1.3 billion native title deal. The West ...

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Thu, Mar 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Green Left Weekly

Green Left Weekly

Rally against Indigenous community closures
Green Left Weekly
About 1000 Aboriginal rights activists shut down Melbourne's CBD on March 13 in a protest against the WA government's plan to close 150 of the state's 274 remote Indigenous communities. The communities house more than 12,000 Aboriginal people.

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Sat, Mar 14, 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

Timmins Times

Timmins Times

Author Thomas King says kindness key to change
Timmins Times
Some of the stories are his own — besides playing cowboys and Indians, there's another about being intercepted by police, his car confiscated, when he and friends took a road trip to join an aboriginal protest march. Some of the stories will make you ...

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

Seaforth Huron Expositor

Seaforth Huron Expositor

Author Thomas King says kindness key to change
Seaforth Huron Expositor
Some of the stories are his own — besides playing cowboys and Indians, there's another about being intercepted by police, his car confiscated, when he and friends took a road trip to join an aboriginal protest march. Some of the stories will make you ...

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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. 13 Mar 2015 - 8:04 PM UPDATED 18 MINS AGO. 0. (Transcript from World News Radio). It's a development that promises affordable housing for ...

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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
Dozens of police on horseback and on foot have arrived to clear an Aboriginal camp set up near Perth's CBD to protest against State Government plans to close remote communities. The group has been camped at the site for the past two weeks. Perth City ...

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

Chile makes strides but inequality remains
NEWS.com.au
She says she's answering the call of millions of students who have staged protests since 2011 demanding deep changes in an educational system that fails them with poor-quality public schools and expensive private universities. Labour law reforms are ...

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

Rethink land Bill changes
Financial Express
Recently, the capital too witnessed a huge assembly of people's movements and affected communities protesting against the ordinance, emphatically supported by Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal. The LARR Act is a .... Requirements of consultation and free ...

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

Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Spectator

The green movement is happening and here to stay
Hamilton Spectator
She explained that this bill effectively creates a new secret police within Canada that, without a warrant, can detain Canadians who engage in peaceful protest. "Lawful ... Rallying indigenous peoples and union members could also be targeted. In short ...

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

Yahoo News

Yahoo News

UN: Chile making strides but inequality remains high
Yahoo News
She says she's answering the call of millions of students who have staged protests since 2011 demanding deep changes in an educational system that fails them with poor-quality public schools and expensive private universities. Labor law reforms are ...

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

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Bill C-51 hearings: First Nations could be targeted, Pam Palmater says
CBC.ca
Right to protest crucial: Palmater. Palmater went on to emphasize how important it is for First Nations people to be able to protest "validly enacted" yet laws they believe to be unjust. At one point, "it was legal to take Mi'kmaq scalps … confine us ...

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

Net Newsledger

Net Newsledger

Bill C-51 is about control, not terrorism – Grand Chief Peters
Net Newsledger
Across the country over the past three years, we have seen the Idle No More movement take to the streets in protest of legislation that infringed on Indigenous rights and weakened environmental protections. Indigenous peoples stood up to the government ...

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

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Bill C-51 hearings: First Nations could be targetted, lawyer says
CBC.ca
Right to protest crucial: Palmater. Palmater went on to emphasize how important it is for First Nations people to be able to protest "validly enacted" yet laws they believe to be unjust. At one point, "it was legal to take Mi'kmaq scalps … confine us ...

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

Vanderbilt University News

Vanderbilt University News

Indigenous use of digital media focus of VU-MTSU conference March 26-28
Vanderbilt University News
“Whether it is a 'Miss Kayapó' beauty contest held at a Brazilian country fair or an intertribal demonstration in a faraway city to protest the construction of a hydroelectric dam, the videographers are there to film,” Pace said. “These latter films ...

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

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Indigenous Peoples of Putumayo say No to mining in their territories
Intercontinental Cry
The indigenous peoples of the Putumayo region have organized themselves and taken legal actions and organized social protests in efforts to protect their land and watersheds. Under customary law, their indigenous traditional authorities and communities ...

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

End racial discrimination now! – Kua Kia Soong
The Malaysian Insider
In 1966, the United Nations declared March 21 to be the Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination to commemorate those who had been killed on March 21, 1960, whilst peacefully protesting against the Apartheid pass laws at Sharpeville in South ...

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Sat, Mar 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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