The Flame: Arabic-language supplement special Gaza edition

January 11, 2009

With the help of Socialist Alliance members in the growing Sudanese community in Australia, Green Left Weekly — Australia's leading socialist newspaper — is proud to publish a regular Arabic language supplement.

covers news from the Arabic-speaking world as well as news and issues from within Australia. The editor-in-chief is Soubhi Iskander, a veteran Sudanese socialist activist who has endured years of imprisonment and torture at the hands of the repressive government in Sudan.

Iskander and his team are working to involve progressive activists from other Arabic-speaking communities in the Flame project. Below is the the special edition of The Flame published on January 9 dedicated to the Israel's war on Gaza..

Its contents include:
Page 1: Iraqi Communist Party statement on Gaza
Syria CP statement on Gaza
'To kill a nation' - Egypt CP
SAHRA statement on Gaza
Page 2: Stand up for people of Gaza (new translation)
Lebanese CP statement on Gaza
Jewish filmmaker condemns Gaza attack
New year message from National conveners
Page 3: The timing of Israeli invasion
Street fights in Gaza
The Socialist Alliance position on Palestine
Page 4: Trade Union petition
Israel between Lebanon and Gaza
Arab rulers want Hamas leaders killed
How to join Socialist Alliance

The Flame, January 9, special Gaza edition.

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