Gaza, a part of the Palestinian occupied territories, is now engulfed in a humanitarian catastrophe. Whole families have perished as Israeli military strikes rain down on the besieged territory. Since Israel launched 'Operation Protective Edge', on July 8, at least 220 people have been killed, a quarter of whom are children. More than 1400 have been injured, two thirds of them women and children. Protest this Saturday, 19 July 11am Murray Street Mall.
Perth and Fremantle
52 minute documentary looking at the circumstances and decisions that lead someone to become a "boat person"
Wesley Uniting Church Hall, 97 William St, Perth
$20 entry. Proceeds to Refugee Rights Action Network
Public Forum: Fightback! Why the Union?
Thursday July 20 @ 6pm
The Perth Activist Centre, 15/5 Aberdeen St East Perth
Fremantle, Queen St car park, cnr Cantonment st
Come with a pick nick and rugs to enjoy outdoor film screening in Fremantle including:
Chain Reaction -- Australian Adventure
Director: Ian Barry
Cast includes: Steve Bisley, Arna-Maria Winchester, Ross Thompson, Ralph Cotterill
Synopsis: A thriller about the aftermath of a nuclear plant accident that contaminates a worker and a two civilians, who then take on the industry. (Check out the cameo appearance by Mel Gibson as a car mechanic.)
Perth Socialist Alliance and Resistance meeting discussing: where does racism come from and can it be ended.
Perth Activist Centre, 15 / 5 Aberdeen St, East Perth (next to McIver station)
Sun, February 8th, 10.30am-12 noon.
Perth rally against the Barnett government's shark cull policy. Shark nets are known to trap and kill marine life, including threatened species, and not proven to make beaches more safe for people. Part of a national day of action.
Speakers to include:
Senator Rachel Siewert and Lynn MacLaren Greens MLC WA;
Jeff Hansen - Sea Shepherd;
Ross Weir - WASC;
Dave Kelly - Shadow Fisheries Minister;
Dr Sharon Burden (mother of a victim of a shark attack);
Weekly Socialist Alliance and Resistance meeting will feature educational discussion on workers' control, cooperatives & socialist planning.
Perth Activist Centre, 15/5 Aberdeen St, Perth (next to McIver station).
Speakers: Clare Middlemas (union organiser), Kevin Sneddon (CFMEU), Barry Healy (Socialist Alliance), Elizabeth Hulm (CPA).
Carlton Hotel, 248 Hay St, East Perth.
Organised by Communist Party of Australia.