Samantha Ratnam

Kurdish community members held a media conference on the steps of Parliament House to amplify calls for Kurdish political prisoner Abdullah Öcalan to be freed. Gabriel Di Falco reports.

Public housing residents, political parties and community groups met at Middle Park Library and Community Centre to plan vigils at the Barak Beacon site in Port Melbourne. Alex Bainbridge and Jordan AK report.

Activists are protesting on the steps of Victorian Parliament each Thursday in June to demand public housing. Jordan AK reports.

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.