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From Chilean Media, Emol

2010/09/22
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From Chilean Media, Emol

Desalojan Hotel Hanga Roa de Rapa Nui pero isleños vuelven a “tomárselo” La gobernadora Carmen Cardinali, designada ayer en su cargo, está negociando con ambas partes para normalizar la situación en la isla. SANTIAGO.- Cerca de las seis de la mañana de este martes, personal de las Fuerzas Especiales de Carabineros desalojó el Hotel...

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Te Moana Nui A Kiwa (TMAK)

2010/09/17
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Te Moana Nui A Kiwa (TMAK)

Wednesday, the 8th of September 2010 To Patricia O’Brien UN Office, Chief of Legal Affairs under Secretary General TE ALEPHA, Te Moana Nui A Kiwa (TMAK), Union of Polynesian Nations, has been made aware about the security threat on the island and the threat to the people of Rapa Nui by the Chilean Military...

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Thank you NPR for featuring this story. …

2010/09/09
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Thank you NPR for featuring this story. It is an important story not only for the Hitorangi family, but it is an inspiration among Pacific Islands looking to decolonize from the old Administrating Powers and to assert fair trade and self-determination. This story reminds us that the rights of Peoples over their ancestral homelands...

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Rapanui Defense Fundraiser and Raffle

2010/09/08
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Rapanui Defense Fundraiser and Raffle

Rapanui Defense Fundraiser and Raffle, Friday, September 10, 2010 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. The Hudson House, 134 Main Street, Nyack, New York

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RAPANUI (EASTER ISLAND) UPDATE

2010/09/07
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URGENT PRESS RELEASE –RAPANUI (EASTER ISLAND) UPDATE 9/7/10 9:30AM Armed Chilean police forcibly removed the unarmed Rapanui Hito family from the Hanga Rao Hotel in the wee hours of the morning. The Hito family are currently being charged with criminal trespass on their own lands and terrorism. They are imminent danger of being removed from...

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Background on Rapanui Protests

2010/09/05
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In 1966, Rapanui (Easter Island) became a fully integrated part of Chile with the “Easter Island Law” 16,441 – most on the island know that number since the law never has been updated or replaced, although it was intended to last only 15 years. One of the important parts of that law is that...

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