Naarm/Melbourne

Sue Bolton at HTA rally

Community members demanded the closure of the Heat Treatment Australia weapons manufacturing facility in Campbellfield in Naarm/Melbourne, for its role in arming Israel. Jacob Andrewartha reports. 

Palestine solidarity activists protested outside Peter Khalil MP's office for the fifth time, calling on him to support a ceasefire in Gaza. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

A person holding a sign that says: "We stand in solidarity with Teachers 4 Palestine"

Teachers and unionists protested showed their support for high school teacher Jason Wong, who is facing disciplinary action for supporting Palestine. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

book cover and protest in Egypt

Maree F Roberts reviews Vincent Bevins' book If We Burn: The Mass Protest Decade and the Missing Revolution, which chronicles the 2010's uprisings in Egypt, Brazil, Turkey, Ukraine and elsewhere, and asks why these mass protest movements failed to bring about revolutionary change.

Video from the community picket organised by Trade Unionists for Palestine to stop the Israeli ZIM ship from unloading at Webb Dock.

Hundreds protested outside Labor MP Ged Kearney’s office to demand she speaks up against Israel's genocide in Gaza and calls for a ceasefire. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

As the pro-Palestine justice movement grows, more Victorian councils have condemned Israel’s genocide of Gaza and joined the global call for a ceasefire. Gabriel Di Falco reports.

A public forum discussed the High Court’s decision on indefinite detention and the racist backlash. Chris Slee reports.

Waving the Palestinian flag

Hundreds of school students walked out of school a second time for Palestine. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Peter Boyle, a member of the national executive of the Socialist Alliance and regular correspondent for Green Left, addressed a forum on the topic: "What is behind US support for Israel?"

Union leader Christy Cain called on Labor and ACTU leaders to work for a ceasefire at the Palestine solidarity rally.

Refugee rights activists again made a call for Labor to bring refugees held in offshore detention to safety. Chris Slee reports.