Israel is widely denounced for killing and wounding thousands of unarmed demonstrators.
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Hot on the heels of this year’s Melbourne Cup is the Victorian state election on November 24th. November may look like a bonanza for punters and pundits, but elections are more than a race between big money’s favourites.
Displaced from their homes by catastrophic conditions, Haitian refugees are fighting deportation from the U.S.
Released from barracks to fight the “war on drug trafficking,” state security forces are now being unleashed on social justice movements.
The Freedom Socialist Party and Radical Women in Australia oppose a media witch-hunt against the young Indigenous woman who chaired the 26 Jan. Invasion Day Rally in Melbourne.
Native activists lead in a broad effort to halt global warming from India to the Arctic.
The facts are known and so are the underpinning causes, yet the scale of the problem continues to rise exponentially.
Fifteen hundred Palestinian political prisoners launched a hunger strike on April 17, ongoing as of this writing. They are protesting abominable conditions in Israel’s privately run prisons. Their demands include decent medical treatment; an end to solitary confinement and Israel’s policy of renewable detention without trial; relocation to facilities in the Palestinian territories; reinstatement of… Read more »
Spain’s right-wing government is using every weapon to stifle the independence movement and imprison or otherwise sideline its leaders.
If I had to choose one word to described Palm Island community leader, Lex Wotton, it would be “tenacious.” In 2008, Wotton visited Melbourne for his first speaking tour, organised by the Indigenous Social Justice Association. At that time, Wotton faced the threat of jail for his role in a protest in November 2004, following… Read more »