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UN Special Rapporteur Releases Report on the Criminalization of Indigenous Peoples

UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-170

According to a new report released by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, there has been a distinct surge of instances of physical violence and criminalization aimed at Indigenous Peoples globally. In the report, submitted on August 27, 2018, to the 39th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Tauli-Corpuz raises her concern over the unfolding of a “global crisis.” She highlights the correlation between the increase in violence, harassment, and legal actions ... Read more about UN Special Rapporteur Releases Report on the Criminalization of Indigenous Peoples

Australia's progress on Closing that Bloody Big Gap 'Woefully Inadequate', UN says

Australia's progress on Closing that Bloody Big Gap 'Woefully Inadequate', UN says

The United Nations has described Australia's lack of progress on Closing the Gap as "woefully inadequate", saying the over-incarceration of Indigenous people is a major human rights concern. Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples Ms Tauli-Corpuz said it was unacceptable that despite two decades of economic growth, Australia had not been able to improve the social disadvantage of its Indigenous population. She urged the Federal Government to establish a treaties and truth-telling commission. Read more about Australia's progress on Closing that Bloody Big Gap 'Woefully Inadequate', UN says

Feedback from COP22 Climate Summit Marrakech

cop22 Morocco Climate Summit Marrakech 2016

it's important to know that the delay in countries signing the Paris Agreement was caused by both Australia and the USA threatening to walk away if other parties refused to permit various out clauses.

Notable and critical examiners of the Paris Agreement all agree that the symbolism was great for the world facing catastrophies because of climate change, especially those of the small Pacific Islands and low coast lands. Read more about Feedback from COP22 Climate Summit Marrakech

Anderson speaking in Morocco at Interfaith Climate Conscience Summit before COP22

Ghillar, Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union is presenting today in Fez, Morocco at the Interfaith Climate Conscience Summit attended by high level participants, who will release the Fez Declaration at 6:00pm Moroccan time, which is 5:00am Sydney time (4 Nov).

Ghillar is speaking on 'Patrimony and Transmission: for the transmission of values, ancestral knowledge and inherited environmental practices'. Read more about Anderson speaking in Morocco at Interfaith Climate Conscience Summit before COP22

Opposition to Australia gaining a seat on the UN Human Rights Council & 'Recognise'

Ghillar, Michael Anderson released a lengthy brief on 31 March 2016 to the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon providing evidence that Australia is unworthy of a seat on such an important international commission. The letter sent is attached.
Also in this Media Release Ghillar comments on the current status of the undemocratic 'Recognise' campaign and the treacherous Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs) that the government is coercing Aboriginal people to sign to speed up their Native Title claims. Read more about Opposition to Australia gaining a seat on the UN Human Rights Council & 'Recognise'

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