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The Nation Newspaper

The Nation Newspaper

Bloody pro-Biafra protests in Onitsha, Asaba, others
The Nation Newspaper
But the recent agitation was given a fillip by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), an organisation propelled by Nnamdi Kanu, who is standing trial for alleged treason. There were protests or planned protests in capital cities – Owerri, Abakaliki ...

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Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source

The Wire

The Wire

Culture Review: Authors Sign Petition Against Trump, Native American Leaders Protest Auction, Brazil Reinstates ...
The Wire
“Please join us in setting a new standard for the private sector's treatment of indigenous peoples' sacred objects and cultural patrimony.” Kurt Riley, Acoma Pueblo governor, urged top officials to persuade French authorities to intervene in the auction.

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Sun, May 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source

The News Lens (press release) (registration)

The News Lens (press release) (registration)

Tsai's First Week: Early Wins as China Rhetoric Ramps Up
The News Lens (press release) (registration)
One of the new administration's first actions was to withdraw the former government's criminal charges against 126 Sunflower Movement protesters. Activist leaders welcomed the decision and are now pushing for an investigation of police and officials ...

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Sat, May 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Huffington Post

Huffington Post

South America's Leftist Implosion: Let The Debate Begin
Huffington Post
When indigenous peoples launched a protest, claiming the highway would lead to illegal logging and land grabs, Morales called out the police who brutally attacked the demonstrators' makeshift camp. The BBC notes that “some of the indigenous leaders, ...

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Sat, May 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Trudeau Test? 300 Academics Join First Nations in Urging Halt to Site C Dam
Indian Country Today Media Network
The move came right after the disbanding of a two-month-long protest camp in front of BC Hydro's headquarters in Vancouver whose participants were so dedicated that one of them, 24-year-old Kristin Henry, had to be hospitalized in March after a 19-day ...

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Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Premium Times

Premium Times

Many killed, police officers thrown into River Niger as MASSOB protests in Delta
Premium Times
Have you not seen the "foreigners" called Fulani Herdsmen in our midst killing our people? Or is it because the National Security .... To the International Oil Companies and Indigenous Oil Companies, it's going to be bloody this time around. Your ...
At Least 30 Pro-Biafra Protesters Arrested in Enugu and OwerriBella Naija
Chaos: Police arrest 17 MASSOB members in OwerriNAIJ.COM

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Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source

NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COM

Chaos: Police arrest 17 MASSOB members in Owerri
NAIJ.COM
“Buhari is busy granting Amnesty and soft landing to Hausa/Fulani Boko Haram while our brother, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Benjamin Onwuka and others are languishing in different prisons in Nigeria.” In a related development, the Indigenous People of Biafra ...
At Least 30 Pro-Biafra Protesters Arrested in Enugu and OwerriBella Naija

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Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source

SaharaReporters.com

SaharaReporters.com

Pro-Biafra Activists Clash With Nigerian Troops In Onitsha
SaharaReporters.com
Reports have emerged of a military shooting of unarmed protesters at a church in Onitsha as a signal from the Nigerian military obtained by Saharareporters claims that Nigerian security agents are battling with pro-Biafra agitators in part of Anambra ...

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Mon, May 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source

CTV News

CTV News

10 years after land dispute, Caledonia bracing for building boom
CTV News
Jane Jamieson, who was on the frontlines of the aboriginal protest, agrees that things seem to be in a sort of détente. “We've remained static for the last 10 years,” she says. Jamieson says she has some concerns about any new development in the area ...

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Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source