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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

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

Aboriginal protest legal quandary
Warrnambool Standard
Glenelg Shire Council has been advised it does not have the authority to intervene with protesters at the Portland Aboriginal Tent Embassy. In a statement, council said the protests were relevant only to state and federal government issues and it could ...

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Tue, Jan 20, 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

Axis of Logic

Axis of Logic

Sign for the first Worldwide Festival of Resistances Against Capitalism.
Axis of Logic
Police violence was another overarching theme of the festival, with a particular focus on the September 26 Ayotzinapa murders and disappearances in the town of Iguala where police started firing on student buses during a protest. Six students were ...

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

Latin America News Dispatch

Latin America News Dispatch

Amid Renewed Protests, Venezuela Blocks Politicians' Visit to Imprisoned ...
Latin America News Dispatch
Colombia is further investigating 3,000 crimes committed against human rights defenders in the country since 2006 in an effort to assess the situation facing human rights workers, indigenous peoples and political victims. Bolivians celebrated with ...

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

World War 4 Report

World War 4 Report

NEITHER EAST NOR WEST
World War 4 Report
For instance, the MTG protested the jailing of US draft registration resister Andy Major, and the Lvov (Ukraine) Trust Group sent a solidarity message to a protest at the Pentagon against US intervention in Central America (linking it to fighting ...

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Sun, Jan 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Revolution in the time of Facebook
Philippine Star
The general topic was “The Youth and Social Reform,” and I decided to share some of my experiences as a former student activist in the 1970s and to observe how protest movements and actions have changed since then. I began by talking about the First ...

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Sun, Jan 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

SBS

SBS

Reflect on what January 26 means to Indigenous Aussies: Calma
SBS
"Nothing is ever gained through violent protests," said Dr Calma. Indigenous people from all over Australia are travelling to Canberra for a three day Freedom Summit, which will include a peaceful protest at Parliament House on Tuesday. "We should ...

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Fri, Jan 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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