Film star turned politician blasts intervention: "FORMER film star now local politician Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, says the Northern Territory intervention is a ''huge violation of human rights'' that has seen indigenous people driven off their traditional lands and onto reservations like American Indians."
Socialist Alternative - Why London is burning: "he following statement, which Socialist Alternative fully endorses, was put out by the UK Socialist Workers Party in response to the riots that have swept the UK over the past 3 days.
The riots that swept large parts of London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Bristol last night are an explosion of bitterness and rage.
This is what happens in a society of deep and growing inequality, where there are great pools of unemployment and poverty, where there is systematic police harassment and racism, and where many young people feel they have no future."
International Day of the World's Indigenous People, 9 August: "'Together, let us celebrate and recognize the stories, cultures and unique identities of indigenous peoples around the world. At the same time, let us work to strengthen their rights and support their aspirations.”
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Message for the 2011 International Day
of the World's Indigenous People"