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 »
The Joint Defence Facility at Pine Gap, Australia is possibly the most important U.S. intelligence gathering facility outside of that country. It collects many different types of data to aid the U.S. imperialist war machine. It also aids Australia’s own military imperialism in this region and has done so for 50 years. Stolen land. Pine… Read more »
In late July, a Four Corners investigative report, titled Australia’s Shame, exposed the brutal abuse of Aboriginal youth in the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre in Darwin. Kids were routinely held in isolation for weeks at a time in cells with no running water and little natural light. Graphic CCTV footage showed six teens being… Read more »
Campaign demands Victorian Government be held accountable for Juvenile Justice crisis.
Residents of the Gaza Strip are caught in a brutal nightmare they cannot escape. In 2006, Israel imposed a military and economic blockade by land, air and sea. This coastal enclave is now a maximum security prison for Palestinians. Israel sends bombs and drones against fathers, mothers, and children, whose crime is being born in… Read more »