Saturday, 6 June 2020 was historic. Across the continent, hundreds of thousands of people participated in huge First Nations-led Stop Deaths in Custody/Black Lives Matter protests.
Australia’s most vulnerable — Aboriginal people, migrants, and refugees— get the least help, are the sickest, and jailed for failing to distance or protesting on behalf of trapped prisoners.
After more than a decade slugging it out through the legal system, the Sami people have secured exclusive rights to determine who could hunt and fish in part of their ancestral territory.
The February ruling by the High Court is another partial victory handed out by the State. A red-faced, embarrassed recognition of the racist undergarments of the colony, exposed once again.
Two important and precedent-setting but partial wins in the courts for Indigenous people — one in Australia and one in Sweden.
The human and economic costs of imprisonment are both spiralling out of control.
Forcing desperate migrants to wait outside the U.S. is creating humanitarian disaster in Mexico and Guatemala, out of sight of the U.S. public.
Lebanon’s five-month uprising against corrupt government, banks and, notably, religious sectarianism is a beacon of hope to other rebellions in the region.
Following an International Women’s Day march, millions of women struck against the unchecked murders of sisters, mothers and daughters.
Native protesters and their supporters showcase how to fight for climate sanity and indigenous rights.