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Category: Law & Justice

Repressing Sexuality and Culture in Indonesia

December 25, 2008

    It is violent and repressive Islamic cultural imperialism. And should have no place in a secular state as diverse as Indonesia. After being pushed through parliament on October 30…

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Companies Commiting War Crimes

October 11, 2008

Should there be a death penalty for corporations severely violating human rights? Or would house arrest be preferable? These and many other contemporary questions were discussed the passed three days…

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Fire Under the Snow in the Bay Area

September 8, 2008

Jim Browne shared this notice that I think is worthy of everyone’s attention. Dear Friends, The film I produced, FIRE UNDER THE SNOW, will have its Bay Area premiere as part…

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The UN, Bigotry and Violence against Indigenous Peoples

May 16, 2008

According to Reuters during 19 May and 6 June United Nations Human Rights Special Rapporteur Doudou Diène of Senegal will travel to the United States of America to investigate apparently…

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Big Bucks: “Legal” Battles

December 9, 2007

When fighting for human rights and justice indigenous nations use the legal system imposed upon them by the settlers. After decades or centuries of dealing with these systems  indigenous nations…

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Just Cause

October 18, 2007

The European Court of Justice might soon choose to consider an application by the Cornish Stannary Parliament. Citing discriminatory treatment by England in the Duchy of Cornwall — also known…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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