Sovereignty and Struggle for Independence

Sunday, 8 December 2013 - 1:30pm
Sovereignty and Struggle for Independence

On Sunday 8 December, 3CR held a Human Rights public forum at the Fitzroy Town Hall to increase awareness and build support for sovereignty and independence in Australia, Sri Lanka and West Papua. Presenters will discussed ongoing issues related to Aboriginal Sovereignty, the plight ofTamils in Sri Lanka and West Papuan Independence as well as discussing the interlinked nature of these struggles. This forum will asked questions like: What does sovereignty and Independence mean in contemporary Australian society and politics? What does everyday colonisation look like in Australia? What is the direction forward for these struggles? The two hour forum featured activists and 3CR programmers Robbie Thorpe, Aran Mylvaganam and Sixta Mambor, as well as other speakers and an audience Q&A session.

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Sovereignty and Struggle for Independence

8 Dec 2013
Human Rights Day Forum

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