Photo Essays

Hundreds defied rainy weather to take part in a vibrant "Love Trumps Hate" rally in Brisbane on June 11.

Tamil human rights activists arrested in India

By Peter Boyle

Since 2011, a Remembrance Day commemoration of the 2009 massacre of Tamil liberation fighters and their famiies in Sr Lanka has been held in Chennai's Marina Beach in the form of a mass candle-light vigil. But this year, the police violently dispersed the...

Students marched from University of Sydney to University of Technology Sydney on May 17 to protest the latest proposed fee hikes in the federal budget.

 

Photos from the Sydney Nakba march on May 15. Activists sent solidarity to the Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike during the protest.

 

Fossil Free UNSW, as part of the global divestment mobilisation, took larger than life coral to the UNSW chancellery building calling on the university to divest from fossil fuels.

Students have been campaigning for more than three years for the university to divest and have held numerous...

Students held a protest on the eve of the federal budget in Canberra on May 9 to protest the proposed increase of higher education fees.

Read more about the latest attacks on students here.

There is a...

1000 people marched through Brisbane to hear speakers talk about the importance of funding science research organisations and basing public policy on evidence.

"Our research organisations, both our universities and industry driven organisations like the CSIRO are critical for our future...

An emergency protest organised by Sydney Stop the War Coalition, held as the US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Sydney on April 21, drew a range of networks concerned about new, possibly nuclear, wars. Speakers included Ken Canning, poet Elizabeth Jarrett, Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon,...

Since March 22, refugee activists have maintained watch at Villawood Detention Centre in Sydney to stop the deportation of Saeed (not his real name), a 60-year-old Iraqi man.

Below is a photo essay by Zebedee Parkes.

Read more about the campaign...

Refugee activists occupied Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Wentworth office and chained themselves out the front as part of a national #FreeSaeed day of action. Read more about the campaign here...

Thousands of people protested for refugee rights at Palm Sunday rallies in cities and rural towns across the country on April 9. The Adelaide rally incliuded speeches from a Hazara refugee and a mental health nurse who worked on Manus Island.

As refugees and asylum seekers endure their...

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