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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 ...

and more [...]
Mon, Apr 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Map showing location of Southern Cameroons (highlighted). Credit: Wikimedia Commons Public Domain

By Mbom Sixtus
YAOUNDE, Apr 26 2015 (IPS)

Cameroon's government under President Paul Biya is bearing down on a separatist movement fighting for the rights of a minority English-language region, using as its weapon a sweeping new anti-terrorism law introduced at the end of last year.

The separatist Southern Cameroons National Council (SCNC) – which is demanding an independent Southern Cameroons made up of Cameroon's Northwest and Southwest Regions – has been targeted under the new law, which forbids public meetings, street protests or any action that the government deems to be disturbing the peace.

Map showing location of Southern Cameroons (highlighted). [...]

Sun, Apr 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.

With climate [...]

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
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