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Australia: Lake Tyers Women Holding Blockade Against the Government

22 Mar

For the past two weeks, Indigenous women from the community of Lake Tyers, in East Gippsland, Victoria, have been holding a blockade against the state government's self-imposed rule over their community. The blockade officially went up on March 8, International Women's Day, in an effort to stop the government-appointed administrator (a consultant from the UK private company, Deloitte) and his staff from gaining entry to the community.

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