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Armidale Friends of Palestine and the community protested Israel’s war on Gaza by unfurling a six-metre flag on the University of New England campus.

Socialist Alliance Merri-bek councillor Sue Bolton wants Labor to abandon the move from proportional representation to single-member wards. Darren Saffin reports.

 

Supporters of publisher Julian Assange organised rallies in the lead up to the British High Court’s decision on whether to grant him leave to appeal his extradition to the United States. Tasmania 4 Assange reports.

After an eight-week Gaza solidarity encampment and a week-long occupation of Mamoud’s Hall, the University of Melbourne has agreed to disclose its funding arrangements with weapons corporations. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

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.