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ABC Online

ABC Online

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

Herald Sun

Herald Sun

Protesters rally against the 'forced closure of Aboriginal communities' on ...
Herald Sun
THIS not to persuade but provoke. This is not a demonstration of compassion but contempt. This is not to help but hurt. Thousands of protesters are expected to cause chaos as they flood into the city during evening rush hour today. About 11,000 ...

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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

Yahoo7 News

Yahoo7 News

Large Aboriginal protest in Melb CBD - Yahoo7
Yahoo7 News
Several hundred protesters are rallying in central Melbourne to oppose the closure of remote indigenous communities in Western Australia. "Enough is enough - where is the justice for Aboriginal people," a speaker shouted to the crowd, before they set ...
Aboriginal protest disrupts Melb CBDNEWS.com.au
Protesters sitting outside Flinders St Station. Picture: Jake Nowakowski ...Herald Sun
Thousands rally in Melbourne in support of remote Aboriginal communitiesABC Online
9news.com.au
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Fri, Apr 10, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Spectator

Aboriginal protest closes three lanes of Main Street downtown
Hamilton Spectator
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

ABC Message Stick

ABC Message Stick

Colin Barnett pushed as anger erupts at protest over remote communities closure
ABC Message Stick
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has endured a hostile reception both inside and outside Parliament over the Government's push to close isolated Aboriginal communities in the state. Mr Barnett was pushed by a protester at a rally outside ...
Resistance builds against plan to close Aboriginal communitiesGreen Left Weekly

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Thu, Mar 19, 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

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Fri, Mar 13, 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

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America

Sainthood for founder of California missions angers Native American groups
Al Jazeera America
Tribal chairwoman Louise Miranda Ramirez of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation joined members of several Native American groups in a protest on Easter Sunday at the historic Carmel Mission in northern California, once the headquarters of the mission ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Protesters invade Liberia palm oil plantation, injure official
Reuters
It was not immediately known what sparked the protests. But last month the Forest Peoples Programme, a group campaigning for the rights of indigenous peoples, accused GVL of taking land without community consent. Under its 2010 concession agreement, ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Daily Star

The Daily Star

Protesters keep slamming cops for irresponsibility
The Daily Star
Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum, Bangladesh Chhatra Union, Bangladesh Chhatra Federation, Samajtantrik Chhatra Front, Udichi Shilpi Gosthi, and Nari pakkha expressed solidarity with the students' alliance. The 21-year-old woman was waiting for ...

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The South Does Rights Thing
Indian Country Today Media Network
Indigenous people march to protest President Rafael Correa's policies on mining in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, March 22, 2012. Protesters reached Ecuador's capital on Thursday after a two-week march from the Amazon to oppose plans for large-scaling ...

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Malaysian Insider

The Malaysian Insider

Go to Baram, hear its people's real voice, NGO tells Sarawak chief
The Malaysian Insider
Some protest banners are put up in an area earmarked for the Baram dam project. – The Malaysian Insider filepic, May 26, 2015.Another Sarawak NGO ... Tahabas now join Save Rivers and Indigenous Peoples' Network of Malaysia (Joas), in demanding Adenan ...

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian

The Guardian

The 'no' campaign against Indigenous recognition isn't Cory Bernardi's to run
The Guardian
And we are currently seeing more sovereignty-reinforcing protest actions; activists have taken steps to renounce Australian citizenship and have attempted to clear customs using Aboriginal passports, as well as the removed themselves from all systems ...
Who decides? A question at the heart of meaningful reconciliationThe Conversation AU

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Survivors of Basilan kidnappings, kin of slain victims call for peace
ABS CBN News
Gusto mong ma-kidnap ka uli,” she remembers kin protesting. (You survived then. Do you want .... While Calvo is supportive of the BBL, he stressed the need to ensure that the rights of all other indigenous peoples are protected. He also complained that ...

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Sat, May 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com

Mining and Energy Contracts under Investigation as Corruption Scandals Rock ...
Mongabay.com
Protesters hold a banner calling for an investigation and jail for Erick Archila, the Minister of Energy and Mines who resigned May 15 over accusations of corruption, at a massive protest in Guatemala City on May 16. Protests took place .... Organizers ...

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Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Paraguay Official Sentenced for Illegal Sale of Indigenous Lands, Faces Other ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
“In an exemplary act of resistance, organization and mobilization, the indigenous Ayoreo came out in protest, setting up road blocks and demanding reparation of their rights in order to ensure that, despite the formal transfer of ownership, the ...

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Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

FanSided

FanSided

High school team changes name from Redskins
FanSided
Native American leaders have spoken out against the name, protests have been held, and many major sports publications have stopped using the term altogether when referring to the team, calling them instead “the Washington NFL team” or simply ... It's a ...

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Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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