'Palestine will be free'

Issue 

SYDNEY — Up to 400 people marched from Wiley Park to Lakemba on July 2 in support of a free Palestine and against the latest Israeli offensive. Chants at the protest included "Israel, you will see — Palestine will be free" and "Israel must learn — refugees will return". The rally was chaired by Palestinian activist Rihab Charida and speakers included Raul Bassi from the Socialist Alliance. A statement was also read out from Greens Senator Kerry Nettle. The protest demanded an end to the killings, the economic blockade and the border closures.

Photo by Alex Bainbridge.

From Green Left Weekly, July 5, 2006.

Visit the Green Left Weekly home page.


Become a Green Left supporter today

Green Left is a vital social-change project and aims to make all content available online, without paywalls. With no corporate sponsors or advertising, we rely on support and donations from readers like you.

For just $5 per month get the Green Left digital edition in your inbox each week. For $10 per month get the above and the print edition delivered to your door. You can also add a donation to your support by choosing the solidarity option of $20 per month.

Freecall now on 1800 634 206 or follow the support link below to make a secure supporter payment or donation online.