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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

NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au

Aboriginal protest disrupts Melb CBD
NEWS.com.au
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. "Enough is enough - where is the ...
Hundreds protest against WA community closures in Sydney, MelbourneSBS

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

9news.com.au

9news.com.au

Aboriginal protest disrupts Melb CBD
9news.com.au
Protesters are marching through the CBD in opposition to the closure of indigenous communities in remote WA. (9NEWS). AAP. A large protest opposing the closure of remote indigenous communities in WA has shut down streets in central Melbourne. Several ...
Protesters create city peak hour chaosHerald Sun
Large Aboriginal protest in Melb CBDSBS

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

InsideHalton.com

InsideHalton.com

Aboriginal protest closes three lanes of Main...
InsideHalton.com
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

Māori Television

Māori Television

Māori students join online protest against the closure of Aboriginal communities
Māori Television
The fight to stop the closure of indigenous communities in Western Australia continues to grow. Te Kāea caught up with a group of Māori students from Auckland University who have expressed concerns about the Western Australian Government's decision.

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Wed, Mar 25, 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

Peru this Week

Peru this Week

Amazon communities fear proposed bill threatens land rights
Peru this Week
Social conflicts in Peru reached a violent peak in June of 2009, when a violent protest in the town of Bagua in the northern Amazon turned bloody. The violence left 23 government agents and 10 civilians dead. Indigenous peoples had been protesting in ...

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Fri, Apr 17, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Survival International

Survival International

Brazil: Mass Indian protests against assault on land rights
Survival International
Lindomar Ferreira, a Terena Indian and coordinator of the Network of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) warned, “From the moment the legislative body decides on the demarcation of indigenous lands, we know there will no more demarcations.

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Fri, Apr 17, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Nature.com

Nature.com

Canadians baulk at reforms to health-research agency
Nature.com
Nearly all of the advisory boards are protesting the changes. “If you're doing well and have some vision, and someone ... The other institutes' inattention to indigenous peoples' health is a huge problem, Beaudet adds. Wien says that the CIHR has not ...

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Tue, Apr 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

VIDEO: Protesters, Fans Clash at Cleveland Indians' Opening Day
Indian Country Today Media Network
John Britain, a fan of the Cleveland Indians, dons a headdress during opening day. Britain says he is a quarter Apache and that he purchased the headdress on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico.

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

The Sudbury Star

The Sudbury Star

First nations oppose Ring of Fire sale
The Sudbury Star
Two first nation communities in the James Bay lowlands are protesting the proposed takeover of Ring of Fire assets by a Toronto-based company. In early March, Noront Resources Inc. announced it plans to buy the chromite ... "Progressive mining ...

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

Al-Arabiya

Al-Arabiya

Freed Mubarak sons appear at funeral in downtown Cairo
Al-Arabiya
Mubarak' sons were seen as symbols of corruption during their father's three-decade rule, before popular protests in 2011 toppled his regime. Alaa and Gamal went on several corruption trials and were released from detention in January this year after a ...

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Sun, Apr 12, 2015, Continue reading at the source

BJP needs to balance ideological pursuits against complicated political reality
Global Times
First, the most-hit tribal people by the bill are the Adivasis, indigenous peoples living on tribal lands and forests. Their lands are most ... Sonia Gandhi, the Congress leader, has taken the chance to lead protests and solidify the opposition. What ...

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Sun, Apr 12, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Rally demands halt to Mapithel Dam construction
KanglaOnline
... of Mapithel Dam at Thoubal River adjoining Thoubal and Ukhrul district to be constructed under Irrigation & Flood Control Department (IFCD) claiming it will threaten existence of the indigenous peoples, locals took out a protest rally from Nongpok ...

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Sat, Apr 11, 2015, Continue reading at the source
General Muhammadu Buhari holding a broom at a campaign rally. Photo credit: By Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung (Flickr: Wahlkampf in Nigeria 2015)/CC BY-SA 2.0

General Muhammadu Buhari holding a broom at a campaign rally. Photo credit: By Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung (Flickr: Wahlkampf in Nigeria 2015)/CC BY-SA 2.0

By Lisa Vives
NEW YORK/ABUJA, Apr 2 2015 (IPS)

After several tension-filled months, a majority of Nigerians swept in an opposition leader and former military man, Muhammadu Buhari, to succeed incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan, whose failure to contain a terrorist wave in the northern states doomed his re-election chances.

Buhari had previously ruled Nigeria from January 1984 until August 1985 – a period in which there were widespread accusations of human rights abuses – after taking charge following a military coup in December [...]

Thu, Apr 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Coal mining in India. Coal-fired plants contribute 60 percent of India's energy capacity and are a large source of the air pollution that is taking a toll on people's health and their livelihoods. Photo credit: The Hindu

Coal mining in India. Coal-fired plants contribute 60 percent of India's energy capacity and are a large source of the air pollution that is taking a toll on people's health and their livelihoods. Photo credit: The Hindu

By Chaitanya Kumar
NEW DELHI, Mar 19 2015 (IPS)

In November last year, India's power minister Piyush Goyal announced that he plans to double coal production in India by the end of this decade and, in an effort to enhance production, the Indian government has started a process of auctioning coal blocks.

Coupled with the auctions is the disinvestment of Coal India Limited (CIL), the world's [...]

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