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How to support the law against Genocide Bill in Australian Parliament

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The Criminal Code 1995 urgently needs amending so that Australia finally has an operating law against Genocide. In February 2024 Senator Lidia Thorpe introduced to parliament a Private Senators Bill on Genocide named the Criminal Code Amendment (Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes) Bill 2024. She gained the support of the Senate to send it to an inquiry. We need many submissions to the Senate Criminal Code Amendment Inquiry to be submitted before 5 July. The Inquiry findings to be released on 13 November 2024. [node:read-more:link]

Commemorate the Frontier Wars with us this Anzac Day

Media Release

“The Frontier Wars’ remembrance is about drawing attention to our People’s mass resistance to colonisation and the massive loss of life that we experienced. “We must also acknowledge the horrible experiences of our young girls and women who were brutalised and we must also, as part of the truth-telling, acknowledge the horrors of babies being snuffed out because of this brutalisation. “We cannot go on in this country without remembering those who have fallen on and within their own lands, given to them by divine Creation. [node:read-more:link]

UN Second Symposium on Global Indigenous Issues very relevant today

Palais de Nations, Geneva, 2007

On the week of 19 June 2015, the UN brought together the first Indigenous delegates in Geneva to attend what the UN called “The Second Symposium”. This symposium consisted of the delegates who attended the 1977 and 1981 UN conferences on global Indigenous issues. (Ghillar Anderson was the first delegate to present at the 1981 UN global conference)
From this Second Symposium a statement was issued by the delegates who were deemed to be the Elders. [node:read-more:link]

Blak Sovereignty Movement Brisbane meeting

Blak Sovereignty Movement Brisbane meeting

A Blak Sovereignty meeting took place at Musgrave Park, Brisbane (Jagera Nation) on 9 & 10 December 2023 where several Nations had sent delegates to discuss the Blak Sovereignty Movement’s political and legal objectives going forward. It was acknowledged by the meeting that for many of our First Nation people the referendum’s deceitful promise by the Labor Party and its privately selected leadership gave false hope to our grassroots membership, who were led to believe that the Voice to Parliament was the answer to all their prayers. [node:read-more:link]

More Hypocrisy for First Nations in Australia

Anthony Albanese and Joe Morrison

Professor Ghillar Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union, last surviving member of the founding four of the Aboriginal Embassy and Head of State of the Euahlayi Peoples Republic highlights the hypocrisy exposed by PM Albanese’s refusal to legislate the UNDRIP, UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, into Australian domestic law, and questions the Indigenous Land and sea Corporation’s (ILSC’s) ability to promote self-determination through economic independence. [node:read-more:link]

First Nations future move with Tjukurpa

Ghillar, Michael Anderson talks with Lola Forester on Gadigal Radio on the aftermath of the failed Voice/Constitutional Recognition referendum, the past Treaty process hijacking, some serious Native Title misdemeanors and the future resourcefulness of First Nations tribal elders on Tjukurpa.

TJURKURPA OF THE NATIONS

Tjukurpa

The outcome of a gathering of Senior Lawmen and Wati at Uluru. It is conclusive and demands that the ancient Laws and customs of the Tjukurpa belong to the knowledge-holders and to those who conduct the sacred spiritual rites of our Celestial Laws. The meeting’s concluding determination is that, in spite of the proposed referendum, the holders of the spiritual Celestial ancient Law of these lands affirm that “the Voice”, if successful, will have no authority, nor effect, nor be able to pretend to speak on First Nations Law and Cultural observances, known as the Tjurkurpa. [node:read-more:link]

REFERENDUM PITFALLS

Ghillar Michael Anderson warns that Acquiescence to the Voice threatens First Nations assertions of sovereignty, as the international community will view acquiescence as consent to be governed by the colonial power.

He also explains that “... genocide is involved when we can prove that it was a government objective, but no-one wants to talk about the government policies and resultant impacts on Aboriginal Peoples throughout this Country ...". [node:read-more:link]

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