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People travelled hundreds of kilometres by road from across the Northern Territory to put their opposition on the record for a Senate inquiry into shale gas fracking in the Beetaloo Basin. Hannah Ekin reports.

Abortion rights are LGBTIQ rights

The Republican Party is spearheading a reactionary drive against the hard-won gains of the women's liberation and LGBTI rights movements, reports Barry Sheppard.

The federal government’s cruelty towards refugees should be a critical issue in the federal election. Green Left asked Sue Bolton about the recent deal with New Zealand and the differences, if any, between the major parties on refugee policies.

Refugee

The outpouring of support for Ukrainian refugees contrasts with the brutality shown to those fleeing wars in Africa and the Middle East, writes Rupen Savoulian

Refugee rights protesters gathered outside the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation to demand the detainees’ freedom. Chris Slee, Andrea Bortoli and Chloe DS report.

Socialist Alliance candidate for Leichhardt Pat O’Shane went on a listening tour of Zenadth Kes (Torres Strait). Kerry Smith reports.

The war between Russia and Ukraine and its NATO backers continues, but Australia’s chief international focus is much closer to home — China. William Briggs reports.

For the second year in the row, Kurdish Newroz was commemorated at NSW Parliament. Twelve MPs attended. Peter Boyle reports.

The Gomeroi Nation voted overwhelmingly to reject a proposal from Santos at a historic Native Title meeting in Tamworth. Paddy Gibson reports.

A son haunted by his relationship with his dead father in Meyne Wyatt's City of Gold Image credit Da

Talented actor Meyne Wyatt hammers at the racism of his home town, Kalgoorlie, and opens up on other areas of racism in his hard-hitting play, City of Gold, writes Barry Healy.

France Insoumise election rally in Paris on March 20

Who is Jean-Luc Mélenchon and can his party La France Insoumise harness the anger of working people to bring about a radical change of government in next month's elections? John Mullen shares his analysis.

The Tamil Refugee Council held a speak-out to mark Tamil Genocide Day before a refugee rights rally on the UN declared day for the elimination of racial discrimination. Pip Hinman reports.

A case against the Department of Home Affairs and International Health and Medical Services over the death of an Iraqi refugee held in the Villawood detention centre has been adjourned. Chris Slee reports.

Sam Wainwright argues we can show solidarity with Ukrainian people's struggle for self-determination and the Russian peace movement, while also calling out the West's hypocrisy and militarism.

Outspoken former magistrate and Kuku Yalanji woman Pat O’Shane said the people of Yuendemu deserved better on International Day Against Police Brutality. Renee Lees reports.

The family of Kumanjayi Walker and Yuendumu Elders have condemned the not guilty verdict, handed down by the jury, in the murder trial of police officer Zachary Rolfe. Kerry Smith reports.

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