More than 100 members of Western Australia’s Tigrayan community marched on July 8 to protest the war being waged against Tigray since November 2020. Alex Salmon reports.
Had the farcical prosecution of former ACT Attorney General Bernard Collaery gone on, all suspicions about a legal system slanted in favour of the national security state would have been answered, argues Binoy Kampmark.
Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus' decision to drop the prosecution of Bernard Collaery has been widely welcomed. Kerry Smith reports.
Sweden's Left Party (Vänsterpartiet) released a statement opposing the deal with Turkey to clear the way for Sweden's membership of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
NATO has given the Turkish state the green light for genocide against the Kurds, after the deal struck between Turkey, Sweden and Finland, reports Peter Boyle.
NATO’s hawkish Madrid meeting booked the political benefits from Putin’s Ukraine invasion to the account of the imperialist power that stood to gain most from it — the US, reports Dick Nichols.
Grenada’s centre-left opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) party won the general elections held in the Caribbean country on June 23, reports People's Dispatch.
About 30,000 people, including more than 100 international guests, attended the 5th Congress of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Ankara, Turkey on July 3, reports Peter Boyle.
Norwegian left party Rødt (Red Party) MP Tobias Drevland Lund outlines the reaction in Norway to Russia’s war of aggression and the prospects for a progressive and sustainable security infrastructure in Europe.
Rachel Evans argues that progressives need to resist the draconian police repression of peaceful climate activists, because no matter climate activists’ tactics, the state is intent on criminalising dissent.
NSW Greens MLC Abigail Boyd discusses the increasingly draconian anti-protest laws in that state.
Human rights activist Stephen Langford has finally been acquitted of “malicious damage” for pasting of the words of Governor Lachlan Macquarie on his statue in Hyde Park. Jim McIlroy reports.
The AUKUS security partnership, announced last September, has muddied the pool of non-proliferation. Binoy Kampmark reports.
The New South Wales Rail, Tram and Bus Union is continuing to take industrial action over concerns regarding passenger safety and members' jobs, Jim McIlroy writes.
Activists tried to deliver a petition to Minister Tony Burke, calling for no suspensions for the first three months of the new employment system. Isaac Nellist reports.
Academic and Australian Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully responds to the announcement that Sweden and Finland struck a deal with Turkey to betray the Kurds for NATO membership.