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For the second year in the row, Kurdish Newroz was commemorated at NSW Parliament. Twelve MPs attended. Peter Boyle reports.

Two climate activists who had been blocking container trains to Port Botany are to be deported, but others say they will continue the blockade. Kerry Smith reports.

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Green Left hosted its inaugural radical guided tour of Sydney's inner-city port suburbs of Balmain and Leichhardt on March 20, reports Rachel Evans.

The Tamil Refugee Council held a speak-out to mark Tamil Genocide Day before a refugee rights rally on the UN declared day for the elimination of racial discrimination. Pip Hinman reports.

School Strike 4 Climate organised a solidarity action with flood victims, criticising the federal government for ignoring the link between climate change and extreme weather events. Rachel Evans reports.

Isaac Nellist reports several hundred protesters marched down Oxford Street to celebrate the LGBTI community as well as protest the Religious Discrimination Bill and the corporatisation of Mardi Gras. 

Oscar Wilde’s poetry, life and battle against homophobia featured as part of Sydney Living Museum's Mardi Gras, ‘After Dark’ event, writes Rachel Evans.

Climate activists protested amid the rainstorm outside a business summit at the Hyatt Regency to demand funding for climate solutions. Kerry Smith reports.

Peace and anti-war groups came together in Sydney to join the global protest against Russia's war in Ukraine on March 6, reports Peter Boyle.

The Australian Greens leadership pledged support to the Kurdish struggle for freedom, justice and peace at a well-attended function in the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre. Peter Boyle reports.

Andrew Chuter, active for public transport and public housing campaigns, will run for the seat of Sydney for the Socialist Alliance. Jim McIlroy reports.

The Rail, Tram and Bus Union described the NSW government’s unilateral shut-down of the Sydney train network on February 21 as “a huge dummy spit”. Jim McIlroy reports.

The family of a 16-year-old Aboriginal boy, who was killed in a collision with an unmarked police car, has called for an independent investigation into how he died. Isaac Nellist reports.

Current and former MPs and other prominent people have called for Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan's release to advance a peaceful solution to conflicts in the Middle East. Peter Boyle reports.

The North Sydney Council decided to revert to its former position of opposing the Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link toll roads. Andrew Chuter reports.

Socialist Alliance NSW Senate candidate Paula Sanchez explains why she is passionate about the nurses and midwives' campaign for safe ratios and better pay.

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