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Blockade IMARC protests the mining conference in Darling Harbour. Photo: Blockade IMARC

About 30 activists defied police intimidation to protest the International Mining and Resources Conference at the International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour. Kerry Smith reports.

More than 1000 Iranians and supporters took part in a moving global protest in Sydney. Rachel Evans reports.

More than 3000 people gathered outside Sydney Town Hall on November 2 to call for justice for 15-year-old Cassius Turvey. Isaac Nellist reports.

A large crowd at the Justice For Cassius Turvey vigil heard a moving message from Mechelle Turvey, the mother Noongar boy Cassius Turvey, who died after a brutal racist assault while he was walking home from school.

Climate protest in Sydney on September 24

An alliance of climate action and environment groups have condemned police intimidation against activists in the lead up to IMARC. Isaac Nellist reports.

Protesters gathered in Sydney to demand the United States government end its 60-year-old illegal blockade of Cuba, in the lead up to another United Nations vote on the issue. Jim McIlroy reports.

Anti-war protest at Disrupt Land Forces October 4

Anti-war activists and workers should view with suspicion and be very wary of any further Australian military intervention in the war in Ukraine, argue Alex Bainbridge and Peter Boyle.

Anti-war

Sydney Stop the War Coalition released a statement opposing the deployment of Australian Defence Force trainers and raising concerns about the lack of parliamentary oversight, reports Kerry Smith.

Protesters demanded federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek intervene to save the Murujuga rock art from being destroyed in the Burrup Peninsula. Bill Mason reports.

Move Beyond Coal, Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends, Extinction Rebellion and others protested outside Whitehaven Coal’s annual general meeting. Rigmor Berg reports.

Still from 'My Imaginary Country' by Patricio Guzman

Artist and playwright Jepke Goudsmit presents her impressions of Patricio Guzman's new documentary on Chile's second revolution.

Green Left journalist Peter Boyle called on the Australian government to condemn the Turkish military's continued use of banned chemical weapons against Kurdish freedom fighters in northern Iraq/south Kurdistan.

National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Technology Sydney struck for improved pay and better job security for a half day. Jim McIlroy reports.

In yet another blow to the right to protest, Labor’s NSW conference significantly watered-down a motion calling for the party to drop support for anti-protest laws. Josh Pallas reports.

Residents concerned about local democracy from as far as Bombala and the Central Coast as well as Pittwater lobbied NSW Labor delegates to keep councils local. Video and report by Peter Boyle.

Hundreds at a rally in Martin Place were urged to keep organising solidarity actions with the feminist uprising in Iran that have now run for a month following the death in custody of Kurdish woman Jina/Zina Mahsa Amini. Peter Boyle reports.

 

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