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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

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

ABC Online

ABC Online

Thousands rally in Melbourne in support of remote Aboriginal communities
ABC Online
Thousands of people have staged a rally in Melbourne against the forced closure of remote Aboriginal communities, bringing parts of the CBD to a standstill. There were major delays to public transport on Friday as Flinders Street and St Kilda Road ...
Aboriginal protest disrupts Melb CBDSky News Australia

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Fri, Apr 10, 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

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

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

Brisbane Times

Brisbane Times

WAR declared at Aboriginal G20 gathering
Brisbane Times
... you're a native in South Africa, whether you're Irish or Scottish, we want to have discussions and dialogue with you," he said. "Because we feel the exact same yoke of oppression, just like you do." Another Aboriginal protest will be held on ...
Aboriginals use G20 to call attention to plightGulf Times

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Fri, Nov 14, 2014, 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

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

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Nickel Mine, Lead Bullets
Intercontinental Cry
"When I turned around, I heard the gunshot." Chub is one of several Maya Q'eqchi' community members shot on September 27, 2009 during a crackdown on protests over threats that a group would be evicted from its ancestral lands near CGN's Fenix ferro ...

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

Why US & Canada Fear Human Rights Court
Indian Country Today Media Network
... November 21, 2008. Thousands of Indians marched to Bogota in a push for land rights and to protest free-trade negotiations and attacks on the country's indigenous population. ... The birth of advance agreements on how to resolve disputes among ...

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

Shell No! Enviro Advocates Say No To Arctic Drilling
Eugene Weekly
Shell protesters included well-known environmental groups such as Greenpeace and 350.org, grassroots organizations such as Rising Tide as well as indigenous peoples. Activists converged upon Seattle and Puget Sound for three days of protests, which ...

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

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)

The Divine Protest of Pentecost: The Politics of Language and Respectability ...
Patheos (blog)
Indigenous langauges fared even worse in the United States, with the government funding Christian missionaries and denominations to forcibly assimilate indigenous peoples into Euro-American culture at boarding schools in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Wed, May 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

International Business Times

International Business Times

Mexico Elections 2015: Lorenzo Córdova Apologizes After Indigenous Insults ...
International Business Times
A demonstrator holding a Mexican flag is silhouetted during a protest in support of the 43 missing students in Mexico City on Dec. 1, 2014. The head of the country's National Electoral Institute was forced to apologize amid demands for his resignation ...

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Wed, May 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Global Voices Online

Global Voices Online

Despite Protests, Malaysia Still Plans to Build a Mega Dam That Could Displace ...
Global Voices Online
The local government of Sarawak in Malaysia is building a mega dam despite the fierce opposition of residents and indigenous peoples who will be affected by the project. Sarawak is part of Borneo Island, which is famous for its rich natural resources.

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Tue, May 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Global Voices Online

Global Voices Online

Despite Protests, Malaysia Still Plans to Build a Mega Dam That Could Displace ...
Global Voices Online
The local government of Sarawak in Malaysia is building a mega dam despite the fierce opposition of residents and indigenous peoples who will be affected by the project. Sarawak is part of Borneo Island, which is famous for its rich natural resources.

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Tue, May 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source

CounterPunch

CounterPunch

From Indigenous Struggle to Ecosocialism
CounterPunch
BOLIVIA: The indigenous peoples have had a long struggle against Morales, who tried to open a highway through Tipnis, trampling indigenous populations and natural reserves. The government used police aggression in repressing the protests.

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Tue, May 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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