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Indigenous communities struggle for global recognition

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Indigenous communities struggle for global recognition

During the Worldfocus series Indigenous Cultures, we have shown the severe threats facing native communities across the world. Worldfocus interviewed Renee Davis and Tiffany Waters, research associates at the Center for World Indigenous Studies about the movement for self-determination among indigenous people across the globe.

Posted: February 26, 2010 14:21   Comments: 5
Australia’s new Aboriginal policy falls short of expectations

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Australia’s new Aboriginal policy falls short of expectations

In February 2008, newly elected Prime Minister Kevin Rudd made a historic apology to Australia's Aboriginal population. No other Western leader has made such an unqualified acknowledgment of wrongdoing toward an indigenous population. Two years later, Rudd has reported to parliament on what he promised would mark a new chapter in Australian history.

Posted: February 15, 2010 12:30   Comments: 4
The debate on Australia’s role in Afghanistan

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The debate on Australia’s role in Afghanistan

Australia lost a tenth soldier in the war in Afghanistan, the second to be killed this week. About 1,000 Australian soldiers are serving in Afghanistan, and NATO has requested more. Worldfocus contributors debate Australia's role in the war.

Posted: March 20, 2009 09:08   Comments: 4
Leaders log on as e-governments grow

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Leaders log on as e-governments grow

Barack Obama's victory was called the "first election the Internet won" because of his integration of technology and social networking tools. But governments around the world are also heading online.

Posted: November 17, 2008 15:50   Comments: 0

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