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Whether to be called Kadazandusun or Momogun: Kurup
Daily Express
The Federal Government recently decided to do away with "lain-Lain" when referring to Sarawak natives in forms after protest by Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem. However, responding to Henrynus, Kadazandusun Cultural Association (KDCA) ...

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Tue, May 03, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Farmers: Zero vote for Mar
The Standard
Human rights and farmers groups picketed the Department of Justice to protest what they described as selective administration of justice in the case of the Kidapawan dispersal on April 1 that resulted in the death of two farmers and injury to scores of ...

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Mon, May 02, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Ethiopia's Simmering Sores and the Re-Opening of Old Wounds
AllAfrica.com
But a five month persistent protest by the Oromo, Ethiopia's largest ethnic group, for whom the inaugural of a multi-national constitutional federalism was a long awaited victory, which started in Nov. 2015 has laid bare the otherwise flawless ...

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Mon, May 02, 2016, Continue reading at the source

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UNM Daily Lobo

Protest against UNM seal gains steam
UNM Daily Lobo
Opponents of the seal say it neglects to depict the role that indigenous peoples played in New Mexico history. According to the official University Identity Standards, visual identity is the “keystone” to University communication, and inconsistent ...

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Mon, May 02, 2016, Continue reading at the source

By Charo Rojas
Cauca, COLOMBIA, May 1 2016 (IPS)

While Colombia's peace talks continue in Havana, Cuba, back home in the region of North Cauca, Black Colombians have found their cries for access to their ancestral lands met with tear-gas and rubber bullets.

We saw them approach, the ESMAD, the dreaded special police unit called out to squelch popular mobilizations against the government. We pressed even closer together to maintain our lines on one of the main highways that connects Colombia's north and south. Over a thousand of us, black Colombians from one of the poorest regions of the country, gathered to demonstrate [...]

Sun, May 01, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Nigeria: Intersociety Accuses FG, Security Agents of Gross Human Rights Abuses
AllAfrica.com
He noted that while the security agencies including the military, Nigerian Police and Department of State Security Service (DSS), were quick to act in arresting and quelling protests by members of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Movement for the ...

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Tue, May 03, 2016, Continue reading at the source