Anti-racism

Most First Nations people have rightly felt the result of the Voice referendum as a slap in the face, but the movement needs to look forward and continue to pressure Labor to implement the Statement from the Heart in full, argues Peter Boyle.

Gunnai Gunditjmara and Djab Wurrung woman and Independent Victorian Senator Lidia Thorpe described the No vote as a win for the sovereign rights of First Peoples to determine their own destiny. Kerry Smith reports.

Palestine banner drop Toronto Canada

Ties between Canadian police and Apartheid Israel's security forces run deep, and mean Palestinians in Canada are being demonised and treated as a threat, reports Jeff Shantz.

Victor Yeimo welcome rally

Prominent West Papuan independence activist Victor Yeimo was released from prison in Indonesia's occupied capital of West Papua on September 23, sparking celebration among Papuans, reports Yamin Kogoya.

A frontline against the Khalistan movement has become violently visible after it appears that Indian agents murdered a vocal supporter for an independent Sikh homeland. Binoy Kampmark reports. 

Sam Wainwright told Alex Bainbridge while the official Yes and official No campaigns for the Voice to Parliament referendum are based on conservative agendas, the demoralisation that would flow from a No victory outweighs the limitations of the Voice.

Outside the Australian Embassy in Manila

A clear anti-AUKUS message was sent to PM Anthony Albanese a day before he arrived in the Philippines for talks with President Marcos on greater militarisation in the South China Sea. Pip Hinman reports. 

Labor has been reported to the United Nations Committee Against Torture over its decision to “suspend” its human rights act to detain children in adult watch houses. Sonia Hickey reports.

Wangerriburra and Birri Gubba activist Sam Woripa Watson told Green Left's Alex Bainbridge that left-wing people should vote against the Voice.

The United Nations Human Rights Committee has decided that native title law had run roughshod over First Nations rights in deciding against the Wunna Nyiyaparli people. Paul Gregoire reports.

First Nations activists supporting the progressive No case say Labor could make practical reforms now, without a referendum. Peter Boyle argues that, regardless of the referendum outcome, the struggle for First Nations’ justice will have to continue.

The Islamic Council of Victoria is among one of 40 Islamic organisations to call on the federal government to use its “considerable influence” to pressure the Indian government to stop the persecution of Muslims and other minorities in India. Peter Boyle reports.