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Students and supporters of the University of Newcastle Palestine solidarity encampment are resisting management's attempts to shut it down. Niko Leka reports.

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Isaac Nellist and Riley Breen discuss the student Gaza encampments, public servants speaking out for Palestine and the South African elections.

Students demand that UQ divests from Israeli weapons companies

The University of Queensland committed to disclosing financial and research partnerships with weapons manufactures in return for the UQ Gaza solidarity camp shutting down. Sam Morris reports.

1500 UQ students vote to divest from apartheid Israel

Students voted overwhelmingly for the University of Queensland to cut ties with weapons manufacturers and divest from Israel at a 1500 strong meeting. Sam Morris reports.

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.

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.

Thousands rally against Israel's genocide on Mother's Day

Thousands rallied around the country on the weekend of May 12, Mother's Day, in the 31st consecutive weekend of protests against Israel's genocide and Australia's complicity. Alex Bainbridge reports.

A protest in solidarity with the Palestinian people at the University of Sydney drew dozens of students and activists from the Palestinian and Arab community. Khaled Ghannam reports.

Palestine solidarity encampments at several universities issued this statement on May 9.

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Palestine solidarity featured at May Day rallies, while student encampments spread across the country and some cities marked the 30th consecutive week of protesting for a lasting ceasefire for Gaza. Reports below from across Australia.

Green Left’s Isaac Nellist, Jacob Andrewartha and Chloe DS spoke to three students, Cyn Huang (University of California, Berkeley), Daniil Sapunkov (City University of New York, Hunter College), members of the Young Democratic Socialists of America, and Amey (San Francisco State University Students for Gaza) about establishing Gaza solidarity encampments at their campuses. 

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Green Left journalists Isaac Nellist and Riley Breen discuss the latest news from across the continent and around the world.