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Socialist Alliance Councillor Sarah Hathway is standing for re-election in Corio Ward, which includes some of Victoria’s most socio-economically disadvantaged suburbs. Sue Bull reports.

As support for Israel drops, supporters of the Zionist project feel more isolated and become more hysterical. Sue Bull reports.

Palestine Solidarity Conference, Naarm/Melbourne, May 12

The second Palestine Solidarity Conference organised by the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network attracted more than 250 people. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Fifteen years since the peak of the genocide against Tamils in Sri Lanka, Tamil-Australians and supporters rallied to demand Labor support calls for justice. Chloe DS and Jim McIlroy report.

 

Speakers at pro-Palestine rallies around the country, on Nakba Day (“Catastrophe” in Arabic) and the weekend, congratulated students for standing with Palestine against genocide.

Palestinian, Lebanese and Jewish students and staff organised a powerful rally at the Western Sydney University calling for an end to Israel’s genocide in Palestine. But management threatened to call police.

About 300 people rallied outside Parliament House to demand Labor repeals the controversial anti-protest law changes. Paul Petit reports.

Green Left News Podcast Ep 40, May 17, 2024

Green Left journalist Isaac Nellist discusses the latest news from across the continent and around the world.

On the 76th anniversary of the Nakba (“Catastrophe” in Arabic) on May 15, larger-than-usual pro-Palestine protests were organised in many cities across Australia.

The Brereton inquiry found Australian soldiers had killed or directed the killing of Afghan civilians, but none have been tried or sentenced. Meanwhile war crimes whistleblower David McBride has been given sent to jail. Pip Hinman reports.

anti-gas campaigners

Labor's decision to expand gas in a climate emergency reveals how much it has been captured by fossil fuel corporations. Pip Hinman reports. 

NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge told a “Kill The Bill” protest at Sydney Town Hall that Labor’s Deportation and Entry Ban bill would give the immigration minister “god-like powers”. Peter Boyle reports.