Olivier Rey

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Women Leaders in the Developing World

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By Nyla Ali Khan The euphoria and anticipation that are palpable in the air today remind me of the very first election campaign that I participated in, which was with my maternal grandmother in South Kashmir, Damhal Hanji Pora, in 1984 (Photo Credit: A well-wi... More »

Rally for Standing Rock at OKC Capitol

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NORMAN, Okla. – About 200 attendees were present to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their protest against the project of oil pipeline traversing North Dakota on Oct. 31, in front of the Capitol in Oklahoma City As one of the speakers said whites, bl... More »

Indigenous sovereignty should be taken seriously

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by Olivier Rey, Red Dirt Re­port NORMAN, Okla. – Ashley Nicole McCray, a local activist for Native American rights in Oklahoma, talked to Red Dirt Report on the recent events regarding protests against oil pipelines in Oklahoma, and also the unsuccessful at... More »

Strike movement in prisons is growing around the US

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  Bennu Hannibal, convicted of murder, is incarcerated in Alabama and he is a co-founder of the Free Alabama Movement to denounce the poor conditions of detention and forced labour. According to Hannibal, on Sept. 9, twenty-four thousand inmates (mostly f... More »

Hog Factory pushes SQ 777 yes vote

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by Olivier Rey, Red Dirt Report Editor’s note: The League of Women Voters reviews all State Questions and provides a pro & con Voter’s Guide here. SQ777 is opposed by the Oklahoma League of Women Voters. A passionate discussion regarding SQ 777... More »