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Rallies held to protest against threat of remote community closures in Western ...
ABC Online
Thousands of people have marched in rallies around Australia and around the world in a series of protests against the proposed closure of up to 150 remote communities in Western Australia. In Perth, hundreds gathered at Forrest Place in the CBD where ...
Melbourne city centre blocked by protests over closure of Indigenous ...The Guardian

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Maori Party to be at heart of worldwide protests against aboriginal community ...
New Zealand Herald
Maori Party co- Marama Fox will march in a protest in Melbourne. Photo / Hawke's Bay Today. Maori Party co-leader Marama Fox will be at the heart of world-wide protests against the closure of remote aboriginal communities. Ms Fox will today march in a ...

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Arrests as police remove tents at Perth's Heirisson Island Aboriginal protest
ABC Online
Dozens of riot police and City of Perth rangers have again moved into dismantle an Aboriginal camp at Heirisson Island, set up in response to the State Government's plan to close remote communities. Officers began dismantling the camp just after 11:00 ...

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The politics of 'looting' and 'violence'
Kashmir Images
Television screens throughout the US, and around the world, have broadcast in recent days images of Baltimore in crisis: young people of color on the streets clashing with police, protesters marching peacefully shoulder to shoulder, and a relatively ...

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Sat, May 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Pope defends soon-to-be saint vs Native American objections
Washington Post
Native Americans have protested in California, saying the friar should be criticized for what they contend is his role in wiping out native populations in a brutal campaign to impose Catholicism. They contend he enslaved converts. Francis described ...

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Sat, May 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on Globalization

The Politics of 'Looting' and 'Violence'
Center for Research on Globalization
Television screens throughout the US, and around the world, have broadcast in recent days images of Baltimore in crisis: young people of color on the streets clashing with police, protesters marching peacefully shoulder to shoulder, and a relatively ...

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Sat, May 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Politics of 'Looting' and 'Violence'
CounterPunch
Television screens throughout the US, and around the world, have broadcast in recent days images of Baltimore in crisis: young people of color on the streets clashing with police, protesters marching peacefully shoulder to shoulder, and a relatively ...

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Workers World

Workers World

Latin America beats back U.S. imperialism at summits, part 1
Workers World
The decree was a complete miscalculation on his part, as it aroused an unprecedented uproar of protest throughout Latin America and the world. Every single Latin American and Caribbean ... In parallel with the official summit, more than 3,500 delegates ...

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Fri, May 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Green Party MPs to attend indigenous rights protests
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
“As signatories to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Australia and New Zealand must uphold the rights of indigenous peoples including the right for the preservation of their culture and traditions. “New Zealand should ...

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Thu, Apr 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Bulatlat (blog)

Bulatlat (blog)

Telling the stories to carry on the struggles in Cordillera
Bulatlat (blog)
Furious villagers stormed the BCI field office, wielding bolos and farm tools, to protest the blasting. Pressured to conduct an investigation, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) reported .... It is this tight-knit relationship ...

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Wed, Apr 29, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Hawaii trip highlights fed's disdain for FNs
Prince George Citizen
We were driving up to Mauna Kea when we encountered a protest/information station hosted by members of Hawaii's indigenous peoples. They were forthcoming with their concerns and opposition to further developments on their sacred mountain. Years of ...

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Tue, Apr 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Jane Goodall Says SeaWorld 'Should Be Closed Down'
NewsOK.com
World leaders attending the UN summit in Rio weighed steps to root out poverty and protect the environment as thousands of activists held several protests to denounce Amazon rainforest deforestation, the plight of indigenous peoples and the "green ...

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Tue, Apr 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Why putting Ford Foundation under ministry of home affairs scanner is distressing
Economic Times (blog)
One, should civil society not concern itself with environment protection, communal harmony, dalit rights and other “sensitive” issues, and protest against adverse government policies, if necessary? Two, should foreign donors be banned from supporting ...

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Tue, Apr 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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