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'March Australia' protesters take to the streets of Brisbane

AUDREY COURTY

Scenes from ‘March Australia’ rally in Brisbane CBD. Photos: Audrey Courty

Thousands of protesters marched through Brisbane CBD on Sunday as part of a nationwide protest against Federal Government policies. 444 more words

News

Food, Politics and Sustainability: An Introduction to the Native American Food Sovereignty Movement

Throughout the United States a movement for food sovereignty has emerged among a number of Tribal Nations and communities. ‘Food sovereignty’ was first coined by members of La Via Campesina in 1996, who defined it as “the right of peoples to define their own food and agriculture; to protect and regulate domestic agricultural production and trade in order to achieve sustainable development objectives”1. 1,631 more words

Causes

Sup Galeano (Marcos) talks to Free Media, part 1

Part I of Transcription of the EZLN Press Conference with the free, autonomous, alternative, or whatever-you-call-it media, August 10, 2014, in La Realidad Zapatista, Chiapas, Mexico. 4,385 more words

EZLN

Atenco: 100 organizations agree on plan of action against reforms

ORGANIZATIONS AGREE ON A PLAN OF ACTION IN  DEFENSE OF LAND AND AGAINST THE REFORMS

By: Javier Salinas Cesáreo, Correspondent

San Salvador Atenco, Mexico, August 17, 2014… 475 more words

Indigenous Rights

voyager

Even in this tumultuous time, I look toward the light, of the people who i adore. who are my eternal family.

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stood by the dying… 37 more words

Poetry

CSCHR welcomes the release of Irom Chanu Sharmila,, urges immediate withdrawal of prohibitory CrPC s.144 from Ukhrul and Imphal Districts

PRESS STATEMENT

Imphal, 20 August 2014

The Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights in Manipur and the UN (CSCHR), a coalition of twenty-four (24) indigenous peoples’ human rights organizations of Manipur in India’s North East region, welcomes the historic and far-sighted judgement and orders passed on 19 August 2014 by the District and Sessions Court of Imphal East District of Manipur for the immediate release of Irom Chanu Sharmila who has been continuously on a fast since 2000 for the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 as victory of her and the people of Manipur’s moral and political stance. 421 more words

Extrajudicial Executions