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Trump Is In; Now Where Does Standing Rock Stand?
Analysis U.S.

Trump Is In; Now Where Does Standing Rock Stand?

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By: Melissa Cox / Source: Truth Out / The Dawn News / January 20, 2017   This story was published thanks to readers like you — and it’s never been more important to support independent journalism. Click here to donate to Truthout! Inauguration Day is here. The wait is over. […]

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March held in Buenos Aires in solidarity with the resistance in Chubut. Photo credit: Pagina/12
Argentina Mapuche Nation

Brutal Repression of Mapuche People in Argentina

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Source: Pagina 12 / The Dawn News / January 12, 2017 Two members of the “Pu Lof” Mapuche community, located in the Cushamen department, Chubut, Argentina, are still hospitalised after the brutal repression they suffered at the hands of the Infantry. According to witnesses, the armed agents arrived in the […]

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Machi Francisca Linconao
Chile Mapuche Nation News

Mapuche leader starts hunger strike

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Source: Radio Villa Francia | The Dawn News | December, 23, 2016. Last Thursday, the Court of Appeals of the city of Temuco revoked, for the fourth, time the precautionary measure that protected Machi Francisca Linconao from being sent to prison. Therefore, the preventive detention of the Mapuche leader, ordered by the Court of Guarantee of the […]

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Assassination Attempts Against the General Coordinator and a Community Leader of the COPINH.
Guatemala News

Assassination Attempts Against the General Coordinator and a Community Leader of the COPINH.

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The Civil Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) denounces to the national and internacional public that there were two assassination attempts against comrades Tomás Gómez Membreño, General Coordinator of COPINH  and Alexander García Sorto, a community leader from Llano Grande, Colomoncagua. In two separate events, yesterday, on October 9, these two comrades were […]

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