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Thursday, 25 July 2019

Oliver Stone calls Russia's anti-gay propaganda law 'sensible'

Russian president Vladimir Putin called trans people 'transformers' · Vladimir Putin claims Elton John is 'mistaken' about LGBTI rights in Russia ...


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Titus Introduces Bill To Protect LGBTI Rights Across The World

The GLOBE Act would codify in law the Special Envoy position, and require the State Department to document human rights abuses against LGBTI ...


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Amnesty International to hold its highest decision-making meeting in Johannesburg

Amnesty International's Secretary General, Kumi Naidoo, youth activists fighting to protect the climate, LGBTI rights, refugee rights and the right to ...


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Lebanon: Authorities must ensure Mashrou' Leila concert goes ahead

... its criticism of various social, religious and political issues in Lebanon, as well as its support for the right to freedom of expression and LGBTI rights.


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Russian LGBT Activist Found Stabbed and Strangled After Allegedly Receiving Death Threats

This means anyone who is suspected of being LGBTI in Chechnya is at extreme risk," the rights group Amnesty International said in a statement.


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Opposition to State Department human rights advisory commission grows

The measure, among other things, would codify into a law the position of special envoy for the promotion of LGBTI rights abroad. Other lawmakers ...


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Anonymous gay footballer isn't coming out, but denies it's a hoax

Though this coming out story isn't happening right now, there are still efforts to dismantle anti-LGBTI attitudes in professional sports, including football.


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HRC Praises Reintroduction of the GLOBE Act

“Under the Trump Administration, the U.S. is failing to protect the rights of LGBTI people at home and abroad. This bill will help restore our role in ...


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Tingha talk to explain Indigenous Australians' greater risk of dementia

With Indigenous Australians up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with dementia than non-Indigenous people, a health service provider has set ...


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Diabetes Checks Become Necessary as Australia Reports the Endemic

The study also states that Aboriginal Australians are more likely to develop diabetes than non-Indigenous Australians. The number of people living ...


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The Time-Lapse Company Provides Australian Construction and Infrastructure Projects with the ...

Along with working on Australia's most iconic projects, the Time-lapse ... as MS Australia, Dementia Australia and provides support to The Aboriginal ...


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Program offers pathway into home care for Indigenous workers

The program, run by Australian Unity, offers an innovative pathway into a career in aged and disability care for Aboriginal people who in the final ...


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On display: one of the first Bible translations in an Aboriginal language

Among stories of colonisation and assimilation policies, several early missionaries working among Indigenous Australians stand apart. One was ...


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NATSIAA finalist Danie Mellor takes the expanded world view

It's obvious at a glance that Aboriginal Australia is not a homogeneous group but a United Nations of desert people, forest people, islanders and ...


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See the star-filled skies of the outback on an astro-tourism trail through Western Australia

Visitors can also learn more about Aboriginal Australia's astronomy culture and heritage. Worl Wangkiny is the new Aboriginal Astronomy Centre at ...


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Aboriginal communities in WA are being neglected, and in some cases, demolished

Aaron Fernandes reports from Western Australia's Goldfields ... The WA Government is currently considering the future of 37 Aboriginal communities ...


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Whanganui's Taylor Renata Nikora represents Te Tai Hauāuru MP Adrian Rurawhe in Parliament

His Youth Parliament experience came about after Te Wānanga o Aotearoa students were hosted by Labour Māori MPs at Parliament last year.


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Cook landing commemorations will be different

There was no mention of the deaths of more than a dozen Māori in the first two days of ... marking the first onshore encounter between Europeans and Māori. ... of Cook and people still talking about Cook's discovery of New Zealand.


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New report calls for Māori to take lead role in the redesign of justice system

It is time for Māori to take leadership in crafting the future of the country's ... justice system's negative impact on Māori was a "crisis" for New Zealand.


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Why Ihumātao is being occupied by 'protectors'

The agreement to have this land returned to mana whenua was negotiated between Fletchers, Makaurau Marae Māori Trust and Te Kawerau Iwi ...


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Ihumātao – Statement from the New Zealand Maori Council

The first thing I would remind everyone about is this land has significant historical value to Maori. In 1863 British and New Zealand troops evicted the ...


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Passions boil over as Ihumātao protest continues overnight

Protesters occupying a sacred Māori site in Auckland are setting up tents to spend another night there, and the Prime Minister has been asked to get ...


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Asians, men more confident in financial markets

Asians are far more confident in New Zealand's financial markets than Pacific Islanders and Maori while the confidence ...


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I am proud of my Maori heritage

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has withdrawn his candidacy for the New Zealander of the Year award. The Christchurch-born Stokes was nominated ...


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