Africa

The Communist Party of Swaziland is set to launch a “Break the Chains” campaign to demand the release of political prisoners, reports Peoples Dispatch.

Sudanese solidarity rally in Meanjin/Brisbane on June 3

Protesters marched in Meanjin/Brisbane for peace and justice in Sudan. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Protest for Sudan in Sydney

Members of the Sudanese diaspora in Britain, the United States, Canada and Australia launched an appeal on April 28 for “urgent humanitarian assistance, support and protection of civilians” in Sudan, reports Susan Price.

Sudan IDP camp West Darfur

The Sudanese Communist Party welcomed the ceasefire between the army and the Rapid Support Forces but has warned against monopolisation of the peace process by United States and Saudi Arabia, reports Pavan Kulkarni.

Western Sahara Resource Watch

The people of Western Sahara — known as Africa's last colony — marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of their liberation organisation, the Polisario Front, on May 10, 1973, writes Ron Guy.

Stop the war in Sudan cr Green Left

Following the outbreak of fighting in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on April 15, between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces/Janjaweed militia, The Civilian Front to Stop the War and Restore Democracy was launched on April 27, reports Susan Price. It brings together more than 80 civil society and political groups and 130 individual signatories.

As part of Green Left's coverage of the unfolding situation in Sudan we are sharing (with permission) this discussion between three Sudanese-Australian women about the situation on the ground, the background to the conflict and what the Australian government can do right now to support the people of Sudan.

Hoyam Abbas

Hoyam Abbas from the United Sudanese Revolutionary Forces Abroad on April 29 spoke to Susan Price about the humanitarian crisis unfolding in Sudan.

John Pilger

John Pilger recalls the "electric" opposition of writers and journalists to the coming war in the 1930s and investigates why there is "a silence filled by a consensus of propaganda" today as the two greatest powers draw closer to conflict.

Green Left News podcast Ep 7

Episode 7: Green Left journalists Ben Radford and Isaac Nellist take you through the latest news from Australia and around the world.

Protest for Sudan

At least 427 people have been killed, as clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces enter their ninth consecutive day. Peoples Dispatch reports.

British Empire

Richard Gott's 2011 book focuses on the revolutionaries and rebels who stood up to the British Empire. Alex Salmon reviews.