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Kerry Smith reports that protests were organised to mark the 30th anniversary of the handing down of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Black Deaths in Custody.

First Nations organisations have strongly criticised the NT government’s proposals to get “tough” on young people who re-offend, saying it will drive more Aboriginal children into prison, writes Pip Hinman.

Murrumbidgee River. Photo: Tracey Carpenter

The ongoing injustices and dispossession of First Nations peoples can be seen in the devastating impact of stolen water rights. But, writes Tracey Carpenter, some changes have been won in Victoria.

The path has been cleared for leftist Alliance for Hope candidate Andres Arauz to challenge right-wing Creating Opportunities candidate Guillermo Lasso in the second round of Ecuador's presidential elections, writes Kerry Smith.

As the NSW deputy coroner delivered its finding that Anaiwan-Dunghutti man Nathan Reynolds' death was by 'natural causes', another three First Nations people died in custody. Pip Hinman reports.

Five years have passed since social leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres was assassinated in her home in La Esperanza, Honduras, reports People's Dispatch.

In yet another example of democracy taking a hiding, Bathurst Council is trampling Aboriginal rights and heritage in its rush to set up a go kart track, writes Charles Boag.

Jim McIlroy reports on a climate rally demanding justice for First Nations' peoples.

In the first round of Ecuador’s presidential elections held on February 7, Alliance for Hope's candidate Andrés Arauz won the largest number of votes but fell just short winning the elections outright, write Vijay Prashad and Pilar Troya

David Robie reviews Australian journalist John Martinkus's new book about the Trans-Papua Highway, which is bringing military occupation, exploitation, environmental destruction and colonisation to West Papua.

It may seem a surprise to learn that Australia’s sustainable development is currently ranked very low compared to other OECD countries, writes Patrick McDonald.

A protest called by Gamilaraay Next Generation outside the officers of the Hunter Gas Pipeline company gave notive that the First Nations' owners would not back down, reports Pip Hinman.

Rachel Evans writes 10,000 people streamed into Sydney Domain for the Invasion Day rally, it became very clear the NSW government had overplayed its hand — again,.

Tens of thousands have turned out around the country for Invasion Day protests, reports Kerry Smith.

Green Left has launched a new show, with its first episode focused on Invasion Day. It features First Nations activists Lidia Thorpe, Marianne Mackay and Elizabeth Jarrett.

Dancers

Susan Price reviews a new performance work that takes audiences through Parramatta Park, responding to the valuable cultural, social and historical biography of the area.

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