Category Archives: Human rights

Australia’s Aborigines deliver PM a roadmap to constitutional recognition

Screen Shot 2017-08-03 at 4.05.17 PMMELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s aboriginal leaders delivered a report to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday recommending the indigenous population be recognized in the constitution as the country’s first people, with a history dating back some 50,000 years.

The report also called for a representative body be set up to advise

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parliament on indigenous matters.

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Chile marks 40 years since coup

Forty years since right-wing military generals swept socialist President Salvador Allende from office, Chile remains as divided as the day the bombs fell on La Moneda, the Chilean presidential palace.

In 2013, amid renewed social movements, the first presidential election since the coming in of the first right-leaning administration following the country’s return to democracy, the events of September 11, 1973 are as relevant as ever before.Americas Quarterly

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