Imperialism & war

Muhammad Khaled Abu Mahmoud, a former President of the General Union of Palestinian Engineers, Australia branch, and a survivor of the Nakba, gave this speech to the Nakba protest.

This video was made with voices from the Naarm/Melbourne free Gaza rally, on May 12, Mother's Day.

Former Geelong Trades Hall secretary and Socialist Alliance member, Tim Gooden, calls on the Australian Council of Trade Unions and secretary Sally McManus to take stronger action against Israel's genocide

Labor’s 2024 budget, that supposedly addresses the cost-of-living crisis, leaves the poorest $220 a week under the poverty line. Peter Boyle reports on a Labor budget with no heart, guts or vision.

Cover image of Voice of Palestine

Pro-Palestinian solidarity activists in Australia have long been spreading information about the tragedy of the Palestinian people and the legitimacy of their revolution to Australian society, writes Khaled Ghannam. One example is the Arabic language publication Sawt Falastine (Voice of Palestine), first published in 1974.

The ACTU needs to take a much stronger stand if its going to force Labor to pressure Israel to abide by international law and defend Palestinians in Gaza from genocide, argues Tim Gooden.

 

The Brereton inquiry found Australian soldiers had killed or directed the killing of Afghan civilians, but none have been tried or sentenced. Meanwhile war crimes whistleblower David McBride has been given sent to jail. Pip Hinman reports.

In 1988, the Palestine National Council, declared the existence of the State of Palestine and in 2011 it applied for admission to the United Nations. All the way, Palestine's claims have been challenged. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Thousands rally against Israel's genocide on Mother's Day

Thousands rallied around the country on the weekend of May 12, Mother's Day, in the 31st consecutive weekend of protests against Israel's genocide and Australia's complicity. Alex Bainbridge reports.

In his speech to a pro-Palestine rally, Nick Riemer asked how Vice-Chancellors can dare accuse us of violence when they are courting deeper links with the war industry?

A protest in solidarity with the Palestinian people at the University of Sydney drew dozens of students and activists from the Palestinian and Arab community. Khaled Ghannam reports.

list of demands

A second wave of protest encampments was launched at universities in several provinces across Canada in the week of May 4, including at the University of Calgary and the University of Alberta — where police violently attacked peaceful protesters, reports Jeff Shantz.