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AUSTRALIA: Aboriginal Communities Rally Against Land Grab
World  (tags: actibvism, Aborigines, land grabs, Australia, world, society, politics, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 36 days ago - greenleft.org.au
About 300 Aboriginal people and supporters from around NSW rallied against legislation being pushed through state parliament that threatens the land rights of coastal Aboriginal communities.
Stop Ignoring Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
World  (tags: Australia, aboriginal, Aborigines, death, custody, humanrights, HumanRights, government, violence, society )

Roger
- 58 days ago - change.org
Since 2009, dozens of Aboriginal people have died in custody. All despite there already being a Royal Commission. It's devastating to think our politicians have been told what they need to do to stop these deaths happening, but so far have refused to act.
AUSTRALIA: Down Where Apartheid Lives
World  (tags: aborigines, social justice, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, society, world, news )

Cal
- 359 days ago - theecologist.org
Apartheid may have fallen in South Africa. But in Australia John Pilger finds an equally cruel and pervasive racism against the country's 'aboriginal' people.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Australia's Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
World  (tags: ecosystems, indigenous rightrs, native rights, palm oil, Philippines, world, destruction, nature, protection, humans, politics, green, Australia, aborigines, government, world )

Cal
- 513 days ago - avaaz.org
The Australian Federal Government has released the 'Mineral and Energy Exploation Inquiry Productivity Commission Draft Report' which recommends that the The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (The ATSHIP Act) be repealed.
Tribal Olympians
World  (tags: world, children, freedoms, humans, awa, bajua, hamar, moken, tarahumara, asmat, mongolians, aborigines )

Nancy
- 863 days ago - survivalinternational.org
To celebrate the 2012 games, Survival reveals some of the astonishing skills of the world's tribal peoples, from the Awá archers of the Amazon to the Bajau divers of Borneo and the Tarahumara long-distance runners of northwestern Mexico.
AUSTRALIA: Policy Driving Indigenous From Lands: Amnesty
World  (tags: politics, Refugees&Relief, world, aborigines, australia, government, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, freedoms, society )

Cal
- 938 days ago - abc.net.au
Amnesty International has issued a scathing assessment of Australia's policies on Indigenous affairs and refugees in its latest report on human rights around the world.
Australia's Painful Journey Towards Indigenous Rights
World  (tags: world, news, indigenous rights, Aborigines, Australia, civil rights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, government, ethics, society, politics, conflict, HumanRights )

Cal
- 1045 days ago - guardian.co.uk
The fracas that engulfed the country's prime minister during Aboriginal protests on Australia Day speaks volumes about a society still coming to terms with its past
A BADGE OF SHAME: Australia Confronts 'Crisis' of Aborigine Crime
World  (tags: aborigines, aboriginal rights, Australia, indigenous peoples rights, culture, world, politics, society, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, humanrights, freedoms, humans, government )

Cal
- 1269 days ago - news.yahoo.com
New Report--little progress in Australia -- despite more than 40 years of targeted federal policies -- in lifting up a section of its population that is beset by crime, poor health, domestic violence and alcoholism while living on the fringes of society
UN: Aboriginal Program Violates Human Rights
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', aborigines, humanrights, freedoms, politics, world, ethics, news )

Cal
- 1758 days ago - news.yahoo.com
An Australian government program imposing radical restrictions on Aborigines in a crackdown on child abuse is inherently racist, breaches international human rights obligations and must be changed immediately, a U.N. official said
Avatar and the Genocides We Will Not See - By George Monbiot
World  (tags: Avatar, activists, americans, crime, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, media, movies, murder, politics, genocide, capitalism, imperialism, colonialism, Native Americans, Indigenous, American Indians, peace, Aborigines, war, war on terror )

Simon
- 1796 days ago - commondreams.org
Avatar is an allegory: Europe was enriched by the genocides in the Americas; the American nations were founded on them. Columbus ordered that all the native people who didn't deliver a certain amount of gold had their hands cut off. Washington was similar
Flinders Native Title Agreements to Be Settled - Australia
World  (tags: australia, south australia, sa, aborigines, land rights, agreement, flinders ranges, federal court, claim, native title )

Chrissy
- 2089 days ago - abc.net.au
One of Australia's biggest native title claims will be signed off in South Australia's Flinders Ranges today. The Adnyamathanha people and pastoralists are gathering for an outdoor federal court hearing at Nepabunna. Three determinations will be signed,
Lost and Found: Leichhardt Was Here - Australia
World  (tags: australia, nothern territory, aborigines, leighhardt, explorer, horse, painting, cave painting, arnhem land )

Chrissy
- 2112 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
A rock painting that has been hidden for almost 200 years of an early Australian explorer believed to be Ludwig Leichhardt will be shown to non-Aboriginal people for the first time. The artist who made the painting in rugged stone country in Arnhem Land
NT Permit Changes to Be Reversed - Australia
World  (tags: australia, aborigines, permits, land, government, john howard )

Chrissy
- 2496 days ago - news.com.au
DRAFT laws reversing the Howard government's changes to the permit system in Northern Territory Aboriginal communities will be introduced into parliament this week. The permit system was scrapped by the Coalition government as part of its dramatic
Brendan Nelson Stands By Every Word of Sorry Speech - Australia
World  (tags: australia, aborigines, apology, speech, brendan nelson, government, stolen generations, opposition'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Chrissy
- 2496 days ago - news.com.au
OPPOSITION Leader Brendan Nelson says he stands by "every word" of the controversial speech he gave in support of last week's historic apology to the stolen generations. Many watching the apology at live sites around Australia turned their backs on Dr
'Bloody Bastard Brendan Nelson Stole My Words' - Australia
World  (tags: australia, brendan nelson, aborigines, sorry, apology, opposition, government )

Chrissy
- 2498 days ago - news.com.au
OPPOSITION leader Brendan Nelson has been accused of ripping off a woman's words in his controversial speech on the apology to the Aboriginal population. Faye Lynam, a member of the stolen generations who now lives in the northern Victorian town of
 

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