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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

CBD closures as protest shuts down George Street
Sydney Morning Herald
Rally disrupts Melbourne inner city. An estimated 600 people marched from Sydney Town Hall to The Block in Redfern on Sunday afternoon to protest the forced closure of Aboriginal communities. The group, Stop the Forced Closure of Aboriginal ...

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Sun, Jun 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Darwin indigenous forum on development
The West Australian
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Fri, Jun 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

ABC Online

ABC Online

Melbourne traffic in chaos as protest against closure of remote communities ...
ABC Online
A protest in Melbourne against the forced closure of remote Aboriginal communities is causing chaos during peak hour traffic. The Swan Street bridge over the Yarra River, in the busy sports precinct which includes the MCG, was closed to traffic after ...

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Fri, Jun 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

1990 Oka Crisis: events inspired native movements around the world
580 CFRA Radio
Native activists, artists and professors say while it's difficult to draw direct links, the Oka uprising in 1990 inspired First Nations movements across the country such as the Idle No More protests in 2012 and the ever-increasing calls for a federal ...

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Tue, Jul 07, 2015, Continue reading at the source

As Blockade Against Sarawak Dam Continues, OECD Complaint Results in ...
International Rivers (blog)
The situation is so severe that local nurses and doctors are joining community protests to demonstrate their disgust with the quality of water and poor support services offered to the indigenous people. Meanwhile at one of the two resettlement sites ...

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Tue, Jul 07, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian

The Guardian

'Historic' Toronto climate march calls for new economic vision
The Guardian
Not a typical protest of environmentalists, it attracted labour unions, First Nations, anti-poverty and faith groups, health workers and immigration rights activists who all underlined the need to change an economic system so it “works for people and ...

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Mon, Jul 06, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk

The Latest: Pope Francis Driving Into Ecuador's Capital
New York Times
1:05 p.m. CDT. Indigenous peoples — Quechua, Aymara, Shuar, Guarani, Chiquitano — are prevalent all in all three countries Francis is visiting this week. ... Correa has been recently buffeted by the most serious protests of his more than eight years ...
Pope's South American Homecoming to Spotlight Poor, EnvironmentSan Diego Source (subscription)

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Sun, Jul 05, 2015, Continue reading at the source

NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com

Pope's South American Homecoming to Spotlight Poor, Environment
San Diego Source (subscription)
During the visit, the Argentine Francis, 78, will meet prisoners, slum-dwellers and grass-roots groups representing indigenous peoples and landless peasants. He will deliver 13 speeches and six homilies to crowds likely to run into the hundreds of ...
Pope Francis faces mountainous challenges on South American tourDalje.com

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Sat, Jul 04, 2015, Continue reading at the source

WRAL.com

WRAL.com

Papal visit puts Andes presidents' eco-record under scrutiny
WRAL.com
Francis has called on governments to better engage such indigenous peoples, calling them nature's best caretakers because the land, for them, is sacred. Respecting native peoples ... The government accused it of inciting violent protests. That same ...

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Sat, Jul 04, 2015, Continue reading at the source

International Business Times

International Business Times

Britain Planned To Resettle Hong Kong Population To Northern Ireland, Britain ...
International Business Times
In this photo, demonstrators show a Union Jack flag to passing by protesters during a march in Hong Kong, China July 1, 2015, the day marking the 18th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain to Chinese sovereignty. Reuters/Bobby Yip ... to ...
Bizarre proposal reveals 1983 suggestion to move Hong Kong to Northern IrelandIrish Independent

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Fri, Jul 03, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Tucson Weekly

Tucson Weekly

Repeal the Deal
Tucson Weekly
"We're fighting a multi-billion dollar company as well as our own Congress, so we're facing power and money and influence," says Wendsler Nosie, Sr., former tribal chairman and coordinator of the Apache Stronghold protest. ... body 7,000 feet below ...

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Thu, Jul 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com

Damming Dissent: Community leaders behind bars in Guatemala after opposing ...
Mongabay.com
Mayan women protest hydroelectric dam projects in Santa Cruz Barillas in western Guatemala on March 16, 2014. Local opposition to the construction of dams and other natural resource projects in the area has resulted in a government crackdown on ...

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Thu, Jul 02, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Banners of protest
Le Monde Diplomatique
Islamic fundamentalism, though, developed in most Muslim-majority countries as the left's competitor, and has replaced the leftin trying to channel protest against what Karl Marx called “real misery”, and the state and society held responsible for it ...

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Wed, Jul 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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