Peoples War in India Clippings 25/2/2014

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Maoists kill A.P. village sarpanch

In a fresh incident of violence, Maoists killed the sarpanch of Balapam panchayat in Chintapalli mandal in the early hours of Tuesday. According to reports, 20 armed Maoists along with 80 militia members of the Korukonda area committee went to Rallagedda village, where the [...]

Aboriginal protests continue in Canberra

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 [...]

Papuans rally for independence

January 26

Hundreds of Papuans have protested in Jayapura rejecting the region’s special autonomy within Indonesia and demanding a referendum on self-determination.

Carrying a wooden coffin covered with a black cloth which said “Special Autonomy is Dead in Papua,” more than 1000 activists, students and church leaders protested on Wednesday in front of the provincial [...]

Taiwan aborigines want to reclaim land in government hands

Taipei, Jan. 26 (CNA) A Taiwan aboriginal tribe will stage a protest Friday in an effort to reclaim their traditional territory which they said had been illegally seized by the government and the former Japanese colonial authorities for over 100 years.

Aborigine rights advocates and people of the Amis, one of Taiwan’s 14 indigenous tribes, [...]

Carcross First Nation’s office barricaded

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 [...]

Rapa Nui activist on hunger strike over Chile actions on Easter Island

05 January

Erity Teave

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 [...]

Israel troops shoot dead West Bank Palestinian

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 [...]

Aborigines protest ROC repression

While the government was staging a series of events to celebrate the Republic of China’s (ROC) centennial, dozens of Aborigines staged a demonstration in front of the Presidential Office early yesterday morning in which they accused the ROC government of repression and exploitation of the nation’s Aborigines.

Early in the morning yesterday, dozens of [...]

Protesters in Bil’in Remove Parts of Israel’s Wall, Troops Critically Injuries A civilian

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 [...]

Assassinations Mark Worsening Conflict In Balochistan

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 [...]