Lee Rhiannon

Green Left's Leo Earle and Isaac Nellist spoke to attendees at the blockade of the world’s largest coal port in Muloobinba/Newcastle.

Kurds and their supporters rallied as part of global protests over the "canceling" of Kurdistan in Treaty of Lausanne, 100 years ago. Peter Boyle reports.

The Kurdish community called on the Australian government to condemn the Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan (northern Iraq) just as it has condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Peter Boyle reports.

Sydney's Kurdish community celebrated International Women's Day at a well-attended gathering at the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre in Kings Park. Peter Boyle 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.

A Tamil Refugee Council online rally for 'black day' called on the Australian government to stop aiding the Sri Lankan government’s genocidal policies. Chris Slee reports.

The federal government insists that the Murugappan family do not meet the refugee criteria and can be safely returned to Sri Lanka. Janet Parker takes a look at the adverse security situation for Tamils.

Protests were organised in Melbourne and Sydney on February 6 to demand an end to the oppression of Tamils and Muslims in Sri Lanka. Chris Slee reports.

Kurds and their allies are demanding the release of Abdullah Ocalan — “the Nelson Mandela of Kurdistan” — who has been imprisoned by Turkey since 1999, reports Peter Boyle.

While there are serious flaws in Inside the Greens, author Paddy Manning is too good a journalist to suppress vital information. Some of it is explosive.

For instance, during the recent conflicts in the Australian Greens between The Greens NSW and Bob Brown devotees, some in the later camp pushed for the wholesale expulsion of the former.

That was not the only example of such blow-up-the-ship thinking.

Activists rallied in solidarity with the people of Kashmir in Sydney on August 9 and 11. The protest was organised by the Pakistan Association of Australia.

“We call on the federal government to scrap the [NewStart Allowance] ‘demerit points plan’ and stop demonising the unemployed,” NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon told a public forum at UnionsNSW on July 4.

The forum was hosted by the national and Western Sydney branches of the Australian Unemployed Workers Union (AUWU). The AUWU is conducting a nationwide campaign, called “Dump Your Demerit Points”, to educate members on how to fight back against this punitive system.