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World Press Freedom Day on May 3 was marked in many places, including outside the ABC Centre and Channel 7 studios where campaigners for Julian Assange's release gathered. Stephen Langford reports.

Jacob Andrewartha reports that Victorian Myanmar Youth and other Myanmar-based organisations protested on May 1 against the military coup in Myanmar.

A vigil for the martyrs was organised by the Myanmar community, reports Teik Lim.

The show trial of 108 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (HDP) began on April 26 in Ankara, reports Susan Price.

Sam Wainwright asks how would bosses, who are currently demanding that Fair Work Australia not raise award wages, react to a legislated freeze on the price they charge for goods and services.

The deaths in custody of two more First Nations people over the past week — bringing the total deaths to seven over the last two months — is nothing less than a national emergency, writes Isaac Nellist.

The Colombian community and allies rallied in solidarity with a national strike in Colombia, report Federico Fuentes and Chris Slee.

Members of Sydney’s Latin American community want the Organization of American States general secretary Luis Almagro prosecuted and the regional body abolished. Federico Fuentes reports.

Peter Boyle reports on the opening of a newly-renovated Democratic Kurdish Community Centre in Sydney’s West.

Casual relief teachers in Victoria are being ripped off, Alex Milne argues, because they are at the mercy of private hiring agencies.

It seems that everybody’s opinion about TAFE matters except that of us TAFE students, writes Wayne Barret.

New Zealand has legalised pill testing at festivals after the services made a positive impact. Paul Gregoire compares Australia's head-in-the-sand response to an important health issue.

A decade of inaction means that the Paris Agreement goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C will not be met, according to the Climate Council. Patrick McDonald reports.

Members of the Eritrean community gathered in Melbourne to protest against Isaias Afwerki, the dictatorial ruler of Eritrea, reports Chris Slee.

One hundred and eight leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party — the third largest party in the Turkish parliament — will face a show trial on April 26 that could see them imprisoned for life, reports Sarah Glynn.

Stephen Langford reports on a well-attended meeting in support of the self-determination struggle in West Papua.

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