Aboriginal protesters kept their Australia Day anger alive for a second day and burnt the national flag outside Parliament House, as police considered laying charges over a melee that threatened the safety of the prime minister.
Indigenous community leaders Warren Mundine and Mick Gooda on Friday condemned the January 26 protest, saying the aggression and [...]
January 4, 2011
The front door of the Carcross-Tagish First Nation’s main office was barricaded by a group of protesters who stood outside the building on Tuesday.The front door of the Carcross-Tagish First Nation’s main office was barricaded by a group of protesters who stood outside the building on Tuesday. (CBC)Protesters who barricaded the [...]
Reports from Santiago sat a leading Rapa Nui activist has begun a hunger strike in the Chilean capital in protest at the latest evictions on Easter Island.
Erity Teave, who is the human rights spokesperson of the so-called Rapa Nui Parliament, has likened the president of Chile, Sebastian Pinera, to [...]
NABLUS, Palestinian Territories (AFP) – Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian at a checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus on Sunday, less than 48 hours after a female protester died after being tear-gassed.
Palestinian officials condemned the two deaths, calling them part of a “dangerous escalation” by Israel.
The Palestinian Red Crescent [...]
Ghassan Bannoura – PNN – On Friday, hundreds of protesters marched in the village of Bil’in in the central West Bank to protest the Israeli built wall on villagers’ lands and in a surprising development, dismantled part of it.
Despite an Israeli army blockade on the village since early morning, Israeli and international supporters [...]
December 28, 2010
Death tolls are rising in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province, adding to fear that the low-level separatist conflict in the resource-rich region is worsening.
The violence is highlighted by a wave of targeted assassinations, pitting Baloch separatists against backers and forces of the Pakistani government, and threatening to further destabilize the country’s largest [...]
Dec 24, 2010 RAMALLAH: The Israeli Lands Administration (ILA) inspectors backed by large police forces on Thursday demolished the unrecognized Bedouin village of Al-Araqib for the eighth time in recent months.
The village, located in the southern Negev Desert, was demolished for the seventh time in November, but as in previous instances, it was immediately [...]