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Socialist Alternative

Socialist Alternative

Philippines: Is Duterte following in Marcos' footsteps?
Socialist Alternative
On Sunday, 14 August, over one and a half thousand people rallied in Rizal Park, Manila to condemn this plan, organised by liberals and some left groups to protest the thousands of activists imprisoned and tortured under Marcos before the 'People Power ...

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Sat, Aug 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Anglican Journal

Anglican Journal

Primate, National Indigenous Bishop voice support for Standing Rock
Anglican Journal
As pipeline construction near Standing Rock Indian Reservation on the Missouri River continues to cause tensions between Indigenous protesters and the U.S. government, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, and National ...

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Fri, Aug 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Orillia Packet & Times

Orillia Packet & Times

Sixties Scoop an attempt at legal genocide
Orillia Packet & Times
And when you ask the now-weeping parent, sister, aunt or cousin where your children are, they tell you the Children's Aid Society (CAS) came by in the morning with the OPP to take them away, even against their protest. This would have been a typical ...

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One of numerous protests by relatives of victims of forced disappearance, who come to Mexico City to demand that the government search for their relatives and solve the cases. Credit: Diana Cariboni/IPS

One of numerous protests by relatives of victims of forced disappearance, who come to Mexico City to demand that the government search for their relatives and solve the cases. Credit: Diana Cariboni/IPS

By Daniela Pastrana
MEXICO CITY, Aug 26 2016 (IPS)

“Go and tell my dad that they're holding me here,” Maximiliano Gordillo Martínez told his travelling companion on May 7 at the migration station in Chablé, in the southern Mexican state of Tabasco. It was the last time he was ever seen, and his parents have had no news of him since.

Gordillo, 19, and his friend had left their village in the [...]

Fri, Aug 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Anglicannews

Anglicannews

Canadians lend support to Standing Rock Sioux protestors
Anglicannews
[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada and the province's national indigenous Anglican bishop have given their support to the ...
Stand with Standing Rock: A call for prayer from Anglican Church of ...Episcopal News Service

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Fri, Aug 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source