Archive for August, 2010

look look look look FUNDRAISER Fri., Sep…

2010/08/24
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look look look look FUNDRAISER Fri., Sept 10, 7 pm -11pm ENDANGERED PEOPLE – SAVE RAPANUI (Easter Island) Minimum donation $25.00 at The Hudson House 134 Main St., Nyack, NY. On July 31rst the people of Rapanui aka Easter Island nonviolently reclaimed their lands. Chilean armed forces are threatening martial law. Help protect this...

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Reclaiming Land and Dignity on Easter Island

2010/08/23
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Reclaiming Land and Dignity on Easter Island

http://intercontinentalcry.org/reclaiming-land-and-dignity-on-easter-island/ Reclaiming Land and Dignity on Easter Island Posted by Ahni on August 14, 2010 at 9:09pm 4 comments 382 views For the past two weeks, 500 Indigenous Peoples in Rapa Nui–a place more commonly known as Easter Island–have been occupying more than two dozen buildings over a land dispute that dates back to...

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CHILEAN TROOPS ROUT PROTESTORS IN RAPA NUI

2010/08/23
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http://pidp.eastwestcenter.org/pireport/2010/August/08-18-01.htm PACIFIC ISLANDS REPORT Pacific Islands Development Program/East-West Center With Support From Center for Pacific Islands Studies/University of Hawai‘i CHILEAN TROOPS ROUT PROTESTORS IN RAPA NUI 1,000 indigenous islanders occupy buildings WELLINGTON, New Zealand (RNZI, Aug. 17, 2010) – A Rapa Nui man says 1,000 people who had been occupying buildings on the isolated...

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Rapa Nui, Chilean Officials Seek Resolution To Land Conflict

2010/08/23
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Rapa Nui, Chilean Officials Seek Resolution To Land Conflict WRITTEN BY ADRIENNE LEE SANTIAGO TIMES WEDNESDAY, 04 AUGUST 2010 07:09 In the face of continuing demonstrations on Easter Island by members of the Rapa Nui indigenous group, the Chilean government is seeking a peaceful resolution to the dispute. Several clans have recently occupied buildings...

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Arrival Of More Chilean Police Strains Negotiations With Easter Island Protestors

2010/08/23
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Arrival Of More Chilean Police Strains Negotiations With Easter Island Protestors WRITTEN BY KAYLA RUBLE SANTIAGO TIMES MONDAY, 09 AUGUST 2010 07:03 Two weeks after of Rapa Nui demonstrators began occupying properties on Easter Island, Chile’s government has sent more police to “monitor” the situation. On Saturday, Valparaiso Regional Gov. Raúl Celis sent 45...

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