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Hundreds of people demonstrated outside the Thornbury Theatre to say “no” to Hindutva hatred and to oppose fascist Tejasvi Surya from speaking at a conference. Chloe DS reports.

When it comes to the business of politicising the right to asylum, no country jettisons the key principles of international law better than Australia, argues Binoy Kampmark.

Poll of voter intention in France

In the run-up to June’s parliamentary elections, the political atmosphere in France has been transformed by a new left alliance, the New Popular Ecological and Social Union, reports John Mullen.

Detainees on 501s continue to be forcibly flown from Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation centre to Christmas Island detention centre. Chloe DS reports.

Labor has no right to ride the wave of sympathy for the Murugappan family while it turns back boats at sea in contravention of the UN Charter, argues Janet Parker.

AR-15 style assault rifle

The mass shooting of students and teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas has brought the issue of gun control and racism to the world’s attention again, reports Malik Miah.

The Victorian Coroners Court has just completed public hearings in a coronial inquest into the death of Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson. Chris Slee reports.

The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers at the University of Sydney has not grown for a decade and is a key reason the NTEU took strike action. Awabakal man Jeremy Heathcote and Nick Riemer report.

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West Papuans continue to protest the creation of new provinces, for a referendum on self-determination and against Indonesia’s plan to grant “special autonomy” status to the territory, reports Susan Price.

Gustavo Petro and Francia Marquez

The leftist Historic Pact presidential ticket, headed by Gustavo Petro and Francia Márquez, is favoured to win Colombia's presidential elections on May 29. However, the candidates face ongoing threats, reports Tanya Wadhwa.

Bill Onus

Barry Healy previews a new documentary celebrating the life of Bill Onus, Australia’s first Indigenous filmmaker and a little-known but significant cultural and political figure.

Activists gathered at Sydney Town Hall to condemn the intimidation of opposition candidates in the Colombian presidential elections. Victor Hugo Munoz reports.

Kuku Yalanji woman Pat O’Shane has slammed the reported failure to find staff for polling booths in Cape York communities. Kerry Smith reports.

Tamils in Melbourne marked the 2009 Mullivaikkal massacre and demanded an end to the military occupation of Tamil land. Chris Slee reports.

Justice for Palestine Meanjin has vowed to defy police restrictions on the right to march at next year's rally, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Researchers in Britain and refugees in Australia condemned the new offensive against refugees in Britain and across Europe. Andrea Bortoli reports.

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