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SOVEREIGNTY TRUTH

The Reassertion of Sovereignty in The Great South Land, now known as 'Australia'.

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GENOCIDE -THE UGLY TRUTH

THE DESTRUCTION OF SOVEREIGN NATIONS AND THEIR ANCIENT CULTURAL HERITAGE

It is an ancient spiritual belief of First Nation Peoples, that the land is a part of us, and we are a part of the land.

Those who are deliberately destroying sacred tribal lands and sacred sites of the Great South Land, are in effect deliberately destroying the people of the land, our culture, our religious and spiritual beliefs, our identity, discriminating against and oppressing us, and attempting to assimilate us for profit. These are all acts of Genocide. Those committing these acts are committing crimes which are in breach of International Laws and United Nations Resolutions, Australia's Constitution, numerous Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Acts, the Racial Discrimination Act 1975, and the Australian Genocide Convention Act 1949

THE GENOCIDE MUST STOP

The descendants of the first 'white' settlers are in no way responsible for the wrongs of the past. The persons responsible however, for closing First Nation communities, removing services, and forcing tribes from our lands, and those responsible for the destruction of sacred tribal lands and sacred sites, and instigating racially discriminating measures and forced assimilation, are continuing the genocide which began with the first British settlers and explorers who arrived, unwanted, in 1788.

THE DESTRUCTION AND CLOSURE OF FIRST NATION COMMUNITIES

The Sovereign owners of this country are being forced off our land, and many are now homeless. 

It has been publicly announced by the Western Australian government, that existing services to First Nation communities will be removed. This has been publicly acknowledged by the Premiere of Western Australia, as being expected to cause harm and anguish, and the destruction of some First Nation Communities. Members of The Western Australian Government have announced their intention to deliberately cause harm, and commit acts of genocide.

You can read about government plans in these ABC reports from 2015:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-28/wa-premier-colin-barnett-remains-staunch-on-remote-communities/6352678

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-03-24/federal-review-reveals-192-communities-deemed-unsustainable/6343570

The Western Australian Government is continuing with it's plans in 2016:

http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/feb/03/wa-premier-withdraws-royalties-help-for-struggling-aboriginal-communities?CMP=share_btn_fb

WHY is the Australian Government not providing safe, clean, accessible and affordable drinking water and sanitation for all First Nation communities, when Australia is a wealthy 'developed nation'? To deliberately destroy communities is to continue the practices of the first British invaders, and it is an act of genocide.

DEFINITION OF THE CRIME OF GENOCIDE
 
All decent people would expect that Australian governments and government agents would not facilitate acts of genocide. Genocide was declared a crime in the Australian Genocide Convention 1949, assented to on the 12th July 1949, the date on which 'Australia' agreed to prevent and punish the crime of genocide. 

Genocide, is defined in the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide 1948, the Australian Genocide Convention 1949, and the Rome Statute 2002. The definition of genocide from the Australian Genocide Convention 1949 follows:

'Article II: In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:

           (a) Killing members of the group;

           (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;

           (c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole  or in part;

           (d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;

           (e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

Article III: The following acts shall be punishable:

           (a) Genocide;

           (b) Conspiracy to commit genocide;

           (c) Direct and public incitement to commit genocide;

           (d) Attempt to commit genocide;

           (e) Complicity in genocide.'

All decent human beings would expect that the Australian Government and Australian authorities would not commit acts of genocide, and that Australians would not be complicit in committing acts of genocide.

You can read about, and download the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide on the United Nations website:

http://legal.un.org/avl/ha/cppcg/cppcg.html

On 28 July 2010, through Resolution 64/292, the United Nations General Assembly explicitly recognised the human right to water and sanitation, and acknowledged that clean drinking water and sanitation are essential to the realisation of all human rights. The Resolution calls upon States and international organisations to provide financial resources, help capacity-building and technology transfer to help countries, in particular developing countries, to provide safe, clean, accessible and affordable drinking water and sanitation for all. Despite this 'Australia' does not abide by it's obligations to provide water and other services for remote communities. This is an act of genocide. 

REMOVAL OF CHILDREN

Since the 'SORRY' Statement made by Kevin Rudd, First Nation children are being removed from their families, and our First nation communities, at greater rates than ever before. Again, this is another act of genocide.

INCARCERATION RATES

The rates of incarceration of First Nation Peoples in Australian penal facilities far exceeds that of non-First Nation Australians. Many incarcerations are a result of failure to 'comply' with police, 'move on' offences and fines, which are not handed out to non-First Nation Australians. This discriminatory oppression is yet another form of genocide.

DEATHS IN CUSTODY

'Aboriginal deaths in custody' and assaults by police, usually result in excuses and failure to prosecute those who should be held accountable, despite the excessive use of violence which is all too often captured on videos, often uploaded to youtube and social media. Again, this amounts to acts of genocide.

GOVERNMENT PROPAGANDA

Propaganda in the media, and from government officials would have us all believe that huge amounts of money are wasted on 'indigenous programmes', when in fact most of the money goes to programmes which have no direct benefit to First Nation Communities. In fact Government has cut funding to the few 'indigenous programmes', that existed. This along with other propaganda, encourages many Australians into believing that all First Nation People are hopeless, and unable to be self determining, and this causes severe anguish and low self esteem in many people. This is another act of genocide.

SELLING OFF THE COUNTRY 

The Federal Government white paper on the development of Northern Australia ignores the fact that the land belongs to our Original Sovereign Tribes, who have the right to continue to live on, and care for our land. It also ignores the fact that there are also productive farms and tourism ventures on the land, which would be destroyed by changes to the environment. No government has the right to push Sovereign Native tribes off our land, to sell the land to foreign interests, to destroy the natural environment, or to destroy the ancient cultural heritage of our land. These are all acts of genocide against the Sovereign Tribal owners of the land. These acts are also offensive to the majority of non-First Nation people.