Protests against the Israel’s ongoing military assault and siege on Gaza have continued across Australia as the Palestinian death toll mounts.
Twenty seven environmental activists have been arrested for blockading a planned forestry road after a police raid on January 12.
Green Left Weeklys Zane Alcorn spoke to Sally Corbett, chairperson of the No Tillegra Dam group, which is seeking to have Hunter Water reverse their 2006 decision to build a dam comparable in size to Sydney Harbour near Dungog, about 90km out of Newcastle.
The below article is an abridged update released by the Committees in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) on January 12. The full article can be found at http://www.cispes.org.
A group of Victorian trade unions have sought legal advice on the possibility of lodging a complaint with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) against the ALP federal government.
When the truth is replaced by silence, the Soviet dissident Yevgeny Yevtushenko said, the silence is a lie.
Seventy people attended a protest on January 15 outside MP Duncan Kerrs office in Hobart to voice their outrage against Israels attacks on Gaza.
The horror of what is unfolding in Gaza is forcing more people to come out to support Palestine. People are coming out onto the streets in tens or hundreds of thousands all over the world.
On January 1, US drones pounded Waziristan in Pakistans north-western tribal areas, killing five people.
The January 14 announcement by the Sri Lankan government that its forces had completed the capture of the Jaffna Peninsular, effectively bringing all of the historic Tamil nation in Sri Lanka’s north-east under military occupation, was a grim reminder that the Israeli assault on the Gaza ghetto is not the only holocaust at the start of the new year.
The January 15 bombing with white phosphorous of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency that housed hundreds of refugees and humanitarian aid was not an isolated incident.
Israel's carnage Once again, well done for your coverage of Israel's treatment of another set of human beings. Many people seem to be a bit credulous and have fallen for the Exclusive Jewish state's public relations campaign in the period