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Indie Wire (blog)

Indie Wire (blog)

Watch a Clip from 'Black Panther Woman' - New York Premiere This Weekend ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Forty years later, and still struggling with addiction, she looks back on her involvement in the Aboriginal protest movement from her housing commission apartment in the community of Redfern. In the film, she journeys to New York to an international ...

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Tue, Mar 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Government dismisses opposition to protest laws
The West Australian
... who promised to repeal the Bill if elected. Mr Mischin confirmed farmers locking a gate to protest about fracking could be charged. There was also an Aboriginal protest outside Parliament yesterday against a $1.3 billion native title deal. The West ...

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

Green Left Weekly

Green Left Weekly

Rally against Indigenous community closures
Green Left Weekly
About 1000 Aboriginal rights activists shut down Melbourne's CBD on March 13 in a protest against the WA government's plan to close 150 of the state's 274 remote Indigenous communities. The communities house more than 12,000 Aboriginal people.

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Sat, Mar 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

News24

News24

Police evacuate aboriginal protest camp in Perth
News24
Police evacuate aboriginal protest camp in Perth. 2015-03-14 06:30. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott holding his fighting boomerang while talking to an Aboriginal performer at the opening of the 44th Parliament in Canberra. (Mark Graham, AFP).

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Sat, Mar 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Timmins Times

Timmins Times

Author Thomas King says kindness key to change
Timmins Times
Some of the stories are his own — besides playing cowboys and Indians, there's another about being intercepted by police, his car confiscated, when he and friends took a road trip to join an aboriginal protest march. Some of the stories will make you ...

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Sat, Mar 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Seaforth Huron Expositor

Seaforth Huron Expositor

Author Thomas King says kindness key to change
Seaforth Huron Expositor
Some of the stories are his own — besides playing cowboys and Indians, there's another about being intercepted by police, his car confiscated, when he and friends took a road trip to join an aboriginal protest march. Some of the stories will make you ...

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Sat, Mar 14, 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. 13 Mar 2015 - 8:04 PM UPDATED 18 MINS AGO. 0. (Transcript from World News Radio). It's a development that promises affordable housing for ...

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Fri, Mar 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Net Newsledger

Net Newsledger

Ontario Regional Chief – No Meaningful Consultations on C-51
Net Newsledger
... the proposed “for greater certainty” clauses (referencing lawful advocacy, protest, dissent and artistic expression) will be sufficient to address the scope and complexities that arise when determining what is lawful in the contested area of ...

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Thu, Mar 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Threat 'impacts all indigenous peoples'
Radio New Zealand
She suggested Maori could help first-nation Australians in various ways, such as protest marches, petitions, as-well-as writing directly to Mr Abbott. She wanted tangata whenua there to do all they could to help Aboriginal people because they're were ...

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Thu, Mar 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Bill C-51: An Act to Criminalize Indigenous Peoples who are Defenders of the Land
Intercontinental Cry
Articles of Bill C-51 which reference terms such as “threats to public security”, in particular, Paragraph 30 which purports to exclude “… lawful advocacy, protest, dissent and artistic expression.” are extremely worrisome considering how colonial ...

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Thu, Mar 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Harper's two-state solution: Canada and Israel
Yahoo News UK
Despite national ongoing protests against his Bill C-51, the proposed "anti-terror" law, by Canadians concerned about civil liberties and racial profiling, his "patriot act" style proposals have struck a chord with his base. And in light of Bibi's ...

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Thu, Mar 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Chile makes strides but inequality remains
NEWS.com.au
She says she's answering the call of millions of students who have staged protests since 2011 demanding deep changes in an educational system that fails them with poor-quality public schools and expensive private universities. Labour law reforms are ...

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Wed, Mar 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Rethink land Bill changes
Financial Express
Recently, the capital too witnessed a huge assembly of people's movements and affected communities protesting against the ordinance, emphatically supported by Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal. The LARR Act is a .... Requirements of consultation and free ...

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Wed, Mar 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Spectator

The green movement is happening and here to stay
Hamilton Spectator
She explained that this bill effectively creates a new secret police within Canada that, without a warrant, can detain Canadians who engage in peaceful protest. "Lawful ... Rallying indigenous peoples and union members could also be targeted. In short ...

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Wed, Mar 25, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Yahoo News

Yahoo News

UN: Chile making strides but inequality remains high
Yahoo News
She says she's answering the call of millions of students who have staged protests since 2011 demanding deep changes in an educational system that fails them with poor-quality public schools and expensive private universities. Labor law reforms are ...

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Tue, Mar 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

CBC.ca

CBC.ca

Bill C-51 hearings: First Nations could be targeted, Pam Palmater says
CBC.ca
Right to protest crucial: Palmater. Palmater went on to emphasize how important it is for First Nations people to be able to protest "validly enacted" yet laws they believe to be unjust. At one point, "it was legal to take Mi'kmaq scalps … confine us ...

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Tue, Mar 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Net Newsledger

Net Newsledger

Bill C-51 is about control, not terrorism – Grand Chief Peters
Net Newsledger
Across the country over the past three years, we have seen the Idle No More movement take to the streets in protest of legislation that infringed on Indigenous rights and weakened environmental protections. Indigenous peoples stood up to the government ...

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Tue, Mar 24, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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