Posts in: civil liberties & police

Defend civil liberties and democratic rights – Demand Justice for Jack Thomas

Summer/Autumn 2006

The film, Justice for Jack, by independent film maker Stefan Markworth, makes chilling viewing. It exposes the injustices which are already happening under the first version of the Howard Government’s anti-terror laws. It shows an ordinary Werribee family, the Thomas family, whose lives have been turned upside down. This is the story of a young… Read more »

Terror laws: Mass action needed to defeat Howard’s police state

Summer/Autumn 2006

A few days ago I had a conversation with an activist from the Chilean community. At one point he said, “under Pinochet (the former dictator), we had these laws, but then it was a dictatorship.” Then, with only a slight hint of irony, he asked, “how can laws like these be passed in a democracy?”… Read more »

Declaración del Comité por el Reagrupamiento Internacional Revolucionario (CRIR): ¿Quién mató a Marielle y Anderson?

20 de marzo, 2018

Brasil y el mundo se han conmovido por el asesinato de Marielle Franco, mujer del consejo de la ciudad de Río de Janeiro, del PSOL (Partido del Socialismo y la Libertad) y quien conducía su automóvil Anderson Gomes el 15 de marzo de 2018. Millones han salido a las calles en Río y en otras ciudades… Read more »

Letters to the editor, April 2018

April 2018

A response to the article on Socialist Alternative; anti-fascists pepper-sprayed; view from an inmate; International Women’s Day greeting.