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26th January – It's illegal to celebrate Genocide

Invasion Day

Native Americans were successful in convincing one of the world's leading powers not to celebrate Columbus Day, the day that Native Americans argued began the changing of their whole world and the theft of their country ...
One thing that hurts and disappoints First Nations Peoples is the fact that the High Court of Australia in Mabo (No. 2) failed its judicial obligations, when they could not identify any form of legal land tenure that affirmed any type of superior land title authority. Read more about 26th January – It's illegal to celebrate Genocide

First Nations Sovereignty now on the International agenda

Ghillar, Michael Anderson BBC Interview, London

During our London-based International Consultative Preparatory Forum on Decolonisation and Reparations I was invited to an interview on BBC World News Live TV in order to open up the international debate on First Nations Sovereignty. The London broadcast reached 200 countries worldwide on 14 October 2016, during Black History month. - The uniting of descendants of former slaves with other First Nations throughout the Pacific and Canada is telling. Read more about First Nations Sovereignty now on the International agenda

Elijah Doughty and Trayvon Martin: Victims of Modern Vigilantism

In 2012, a self-appointed neighborhood watch member, chased a 17yo African American boy in Florida, and shot him. Last week, a 55-year-old man chased a 14yo Elijah Doughty ran him down with his truck. In USA the court failed to hold the perpetrator accountable, giving rise to the #BlackLivesMatter movement. In each case, a vigilante suspected a young person of colour of wrongdoing and killed him. In each case, the killer executed summary justice. Read more about Elijah Doughty and Trayvon Martin: Victims of Modern Vigilantism

Radioactive waste and the nuclear war on First Nations and Peoples

Nuclear Waste

From 1998-2004, the Australian federal government used thuggish, racist tactics in a failed attempt to impose a national nuclear waste dump on Aboriginal land in South Australia. The government's subsequent attempt to impose a dump on Aboriginal land in the Northern Territory was even more thuggish and even more racist. But that also failed. Now the Australian government has embarked on its third attempt to establish a nuclear waste dump and it has decided to once again try to impose a dump on Aboriginal land in SA despite clear opposition from Traditional Owners. Read more about Radioactive waste and the nuclear war on First Nations and Peoples

Why Australia refuses to ratify UN Convention on Torture

Torture of Aboriginal children in Australia

PM Turnbull's Royal Commission into juvenile justice in Northern Territory is a cowardly act by a Prime Minister, who is ducking for cover in an attempt to protect his Minister, Nigel Scullion, from being scrutinised by the national and international community, which has been shocked into total disbelief at what was shown on Australian National TV by ABC Four Corners report 'Australia's Shame' on Monday 25 August 2016. We thank Cara Meldrum Hana for her investigative journalism skills to expose graphically what had been ignored by the authorities for so long. Read more about Why Australia refuses to ratify UN Convention on Torture

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