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United Nations letter reveals Intervention concerns remain

michael woodley_and_UN_envoyDiscrimination and stigmatisation of Aboriginal people could be exacerbated under the continuation the Northern Territory Intervention program, United Nations experts have warned.

A joint letter, released under Freedom of Information laws, from UN special Rapporteur on poverty, Magdalena Sepulveda Carmona and James Anaya the special Rapporteur on Indigenous rights, raises...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 06 September 2012 14:07

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Gunham Badi Jakamarra (aka Mark McMurtrie) wins as Court finally recognises his Sovereignty

mark mcmurtrieBY National Indigenous Times West Australian reporter Gerry Georgatos

Convener of the Original Peoples Tribal Federation, Gunham Badi Jakamarra and as a lawyer known as Mark McMurtrie, has long argued Sovereignty in ways others have not.

 

In a New South Wales District Court he stood up as a Sovereign Man denouncing the Crown's right to prosecute him over various minor charges to...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 06 September 2012 14:06

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Rally call goes out for an Invasion Day protest in Canberra



 








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