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AUSTRALIA: Down Where Apartheid Lives
World  (tags: aborigines, social justice, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, society, world, news )

- 1548 days ago -
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 )

- 1703 days ago -
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which recommends that the The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984 (The ATSHIP Act) be repealed.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 )

- 2052 days ago -
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 )

- 2128 days ago -
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 )

- 2235 days ago -
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 )

- 2458 days ago -
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 )

- 2947 days ago -
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 )

- 2985 days ago -
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 )

- 3278 days ago -
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 )

- 3301 days ago -
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 )

- 3685 days ago -
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!' )

- 3685 days ago -
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 )

- 3687 days ago -
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
No Show Howard 'Deserves Time Out' - Australia
World  (tags: australia, aborigines, john howard, prime minister, apology, sorry )

- 3688 days ago -
JOHN Howard did more for indigenous people than any other prime minister, Opposition frontbencher Tony Abbott said today. Mr Howard was the only living former prime minister absent from yesterday's parliamentary apology to Australia's indigenous peoples.
Australia's Aborigines: A Timeline - Australia
World  (tags: australia, aborigines, timeline, history, HumanRights )

- 3702 days ago -
A timeline of key dates and facts about Australia's Aborigines: -1788 -- British settlers establish a penal colony in Sydney, leading to skirmishes between the colonialists and local Aboriginal clans. Aborigines are believed to have numbered about 750,000

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