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This appeal was put together by the organisers of the 16th World Federation of Youth and Students conference, to be held in Caracas, Venezuela, on August 7-15.] The youth make up one of the most progressive, radical and dynamic forces of society.
Towards the end of July, the first Australia-Venezuela solidarity brigade will be travelling to Venezuela to experience first-hand how people's power is helping to change the lives of millions. Green Left Weekly's Katie Cherrington spoke to
Jim McIlroy, Brisbane The Aboriginal community of Palm Island, north of Townsville, staged a boycott of the visit by Queensland Premier Peter Beattie on February 17, in protest at the "lack of respect" shown by the premier in opening a Police
On February 16, up to 200,000 people took to the streets of Ecuador's capital Quito, in the country's second major demonstration in three weeks. The march, organised by the Social Christian Party and Quito Mayor Paco Moncayo, who is the leader of the
On February 15, the European Court of Human Rights said the lack of legal aid available to Helen Steel and David Morris when they were prosecuted for libel by McDonald's meant that they had been denied a fair trial. They were awarded £24,000 in
SYDNEY — On February 4, the day the month-long Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras festival was launched, Community Action Against Homophobia (CAAH) announced that it would attempt unite all groups that have campaigned against the ban on same-sex
Pip Hinman Hasn't Labor worked out its position in the case of Mamdouh Habib's innocence? Or is it deliberately sending out mixed signals? Perhaps it's a bit of both. But what's disturbing is that the main line coming from the newly installed
February 23 1965: Thirty students are escorted out of Moree, NSW, after protesting discrimination against Aborigines using the town's swimming pool. February 24 1834: Six Tolpuddle Martyrs are arrested for organising a union and are deported
Matt Preston & Sarah Peart, Glasgow More than 400 delegates braved the Scottish winter to attend the annual conference of the Scottish Socialist Party, taking place in Perth on February 12-13. The conference was marked by diverse and wide-ranging
Iranian workers are circulating a petition calling for the right to form independent unions. The petition campaign was sparked by the recent passage of a law exempting small business employers from the country's Labour Law, and by attempts to deny

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