Category Genocide

Arson suspected in latest Dakota Access pipeline fire — Warrior Publications

Associated Press, October 17, 2016 REASNOR, Iowa Authorities suspect arson in the latest burning of heavy equipment being used in the construction of the four-state Dakota Access pipeline in central Iowa. The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office says the blaze late Saturday near Reasnor, Iowa, caused about $2 million damage to an excavator and three bulldozers. […] […]

Native Americans will ask Pope Francis to rescind ‘Doctrine of Discovery’ during his U.S. visit – U.s. – News – Catholic Online

The 84-year-old Lyons has represented Native Americans before the United Nations since 1977. Lyons helped achieve the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The last major country in the world to support that declaration was the United States. The World Council of Churches, the United Methodist Church and the Leadership Conference of Religious […]

Heart of Decolonization Gathering | Awakening the Horse People

A gathering for decolonizing people of diverse backgrounds who are in positions of teaching and inspiring others to decolonize while occupying stolen Native lands still under resistance. SAVE THE CONFIRMED DATE! September 4-6, 2015 Independent Lakota Territory Hosted by the Lakota Cante Tenza Okolakiciye (Strong Heart Warrior Society) This unique gathering is intended to bring […]

Report: Underlying racism behind seizures of Indian children | The Lakota Law Project Report

Indeed, Maine’s recent Truth and Reconciliation Report also concluded “disproportionate entry into care can be held within the context of continued clutural genocide as defined by the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, adopted by the United Nationals General Assembly in 1948.” Taking children from their Native tribes and forcing […]

Idle No More Washington ~ From the Arctic to the Salish Sea | RED POWER MEDIA

Hosted by Idle No More Washington Saturday May 16, 2015, 10 am – 4:30 pm. Seacrest Marina Park: 1660 Harbor Ave SW, Seattle, Washington 98126 10:00 am – Canoes gather at Seacrest Marina 11-12:30 – Canoes leave for a short pull for photo op, board the barge for a jam session, open mic, music, and […]

Timeline Photos – Shut Down Australia | Facebook

Timeline Photos – Shut Down Australia | Facebook. Asking all people to take strike action for 60 minutes between 10:30am to 11:30am the 1st of June 2015. Please read this message from Lavene Ngatokorua from Davenport Aboriginal Community in Port Augusta South AustraliaPlease read and strike with Lavene on the … 1st of June 2015 from […]

Firing Zone Used to Expand Illegal Settlements, Demolish Homes – International Middle East Media Center

Such designation is used as legitimization by Israeli authorities to demolish Palestinian homes or build on Palestinian land that falls within the zone. The reduction of the size of Firing Zone 912 has not stopped the expansion of settlements in the area, however. Haaretz further reported that a “master plan” is in the works to […]

Virginia’s forced sterilization victims each to get $25k restitution payments for eugenics program — RT USA

Virginia is set to become the second state to compensate the victims of its eugenics program ‒ people whom the state deemed mentally or physically unfit to procreate and were then forcibly sterilized without their knowledge or consent. The commonwealth will give $25,000 each “to individuals who were involuntarily sterilized pursuant to the Virginia Eugenical […]

Connecting Palestinian and Indigenous peoples’ struggles for freedom | rabble.ca

On July 11 the Israeli Occupation Forces finished it off with a direct hit while shelling the port of Gaza. No one expected that helping Palestine gain its freedom would be easy. Every effort counts. Like Indigenous resistance in the Americas, Palestinians know that they are involved in a long-term struggle. Just like round dances […]

Thousands March Across Canada Demanding Justice for Indigenous Women | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

“Increasing deaths of many vulnerable women…still leaves family, friends, loved ones, and community members with an overwhelming sense of grief and loss,” according to the Women’s Memorial March Committee, organizer of the 25th annual event in Vancouver. “Indigenous women disproportionately continue to go missing or be murdered with minimal to no action to address these […]

American Sniper and the Savage Problem | Lt. Philip Sheridan……….Indian Wars……………..and Lovers

“Savage, Despicable, Evil,” he writes in the book, “That’s what we were fighting in Iraq. That’s why a lot of people, myself included, called the enemy savages. There was no other way to describe what we encountered there.” One way would be to call them the enemy, but not Kyle: Savages. He repeats it over […]

CODEPINK Condemns Decision Not to Indict Darren Wilson – CODEPINK

“It has been said that ‘a prosecutor can indict a ham sandwich,’” said Nathan Sheard, the leader of CODEPINK’s campaign to demilitarize the police. “But what has been proven today in St. Louis County, as it was weeks ago in Ohio, is that what cannot be indicted is a police officer who has killed a […]

Impunity Watch | ..Had I Only Known…

The case receiving the most attention is that of María Mestanza. Mestanza was a 33 year old woman with 7 children who died in 1996 from complications after undergoing a sterilization procedure. Her family originally brought the case to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights due to testimony that Mestanza only went through the surgery […]

Canada’s First Nations are paying a high price for our dirty tar sands fix

The migrating birds died, as have many thousands of others before them. The Alberta Energy Regulator reported 122 deaths last week, a total that made headlines across Canada—not because it was particularly shocking, but because it’s a reminder that despite years of concern and millions of dollars in fines, the tar sands mining companies are […]

While FBI Finds Police Killings on the Rise, Real Number of Killings Remains Uknown | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

The FBI’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR), which collects data voluntarily submitted by police departments, looked only at killings which police considered “justifiable homicide,” defined by the bureau as “the killing of a felon by a law enforcement officer in the line of duty.” There were 461 justifiable homicides reported last year, up from 426 in […]

Rasmea Odeh: Raped And Tortured By Israel, Now Being Prosecuted By The U.S.

Last October, U.S. Department of Homeland Security agents arrested Odeh at her Chicago-area home. She’s scheduled to appear in a Detroit court on Nov. 4 to face charges of the unlawful procurement of naturalization.Odeh became an American citizen in 2004. In the naturalization process, she apparently failed to disclose her 1969 arrest and conviction which […]

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