Newsletter date: 20 December 2014
* Video: NITV News featuring Tauto Sansbury, a convenor of the Freedom Summit [Tauto is interviewed 3min 50sec into the program; nitv video expires 25 Dec 14]
* Analysis / Opinion: Gerry Georgatos, The Stringer: 43 years to the day since Tent Embassy; sit-in by true leaders [Featuring Mr Sansbury]
* Analysis / Opinion: The Stringer: Redfern deaths in custody forum talks about ways forward
* Background to 'The Freedom Summit': Alice Springs 27-28 November 2014
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NITV News - 18 December part 1 [featuring Tauto Sansbury]
- Analysis / Opinion
The Stringer: 43 years to the day since Tent Embassy; sit-in by true leaders
14 Dec 14: "On January 26, the nation’s attention will turn to Canberra but not for the usual fanfare. The Freedom Movement will reach the front lawns of our national parliament, with the leaders and Elders of the descendants of the original peoples of this continent commencing a sit-in. Nearly 43 years ago, four young men jagged themselves under an umbrella on the lawns of Canberra’s parliament and all of a sudden changed the course of the Aboriginal body politic. "We are heading to Canberra to reclaim the Aboriginal rights struggle, and the right for our voices to at long last be heard once again," said Mr Sansbury. ... " By Gerry Georgatos, a life-long human rights and social justice campaigner, a multi-award winning investigative journalist
- Analysis / Opinion
The Stringer: Redfern deaths in custody forum talks about ways forward
14 Dec 14: " ... Speakers spoke of potential class actions for families of deaths in custody. Mr Jackson is currently linking up families with lawyers who are prepared to provide pro bono service to demand justice. Others called for support for the burgeoning Freedom Movement, born of the recent Freedom Summit at Mparntwe (Alice Springs), which is heading to Canberra for a sit-in at Parliament on January 26. They called for Black and White supporters for the Aboriginal rights struggle to sit alongside the sit-in of the Freedom Movement’s delegation, and not budge. ... " By The Stringer
About Us - The Stringer
"The Stringer is an independent online news site, delivering free-to-access independent news to readers daily. We went live on February 20 and formally launched on February 25, 2013 at the Media at the Crossroads Conference at NSW Parliament’s Theatrette. The Stringer was founded by media academic and producer Jennifer Kaeshagen and by multi-award winning investigative journalist Gerry Georgatos."
Background to 'The Freedom Summit': Alice Springs 27-28 November 2014
(last updated: 14 December 2014)
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