About 25 protesters stopped work at a bullet factory in Benalla, in Victoria, and called for the police to be disarmed. Kerry Smith reports.
Imperialism & war
Israeli police invaded Al Aqsa Mosque for the second day in a row, shooting tear gas and stun grenades at Palestinian worshippers inside, reports Susan Price.
David Brophy argues we have an obligation to resist the forces that are pushing Australia towards a disastrous war with China.
About 100 people protested in North Wollongong against the federal government’s plans for a nuclear submarine base in Port Kembla, NSW. Jim McIlroy reports.
As with all matters regarding United States policy, Australia will, if not agree outright with Washington, adopt a non-committal position — “quiet diplomacy”. Binoy Kampmark reports.
Democratic Congressperson Rashida Tlaib has urged fellow Congress members to sign a letter to US Attorney-General Merrick Garland urging him to drop the charges against Julian Assange, reports Binoy Kampmark.
A peaceful protest in Bali calling for a referendum on West Papuan independence was targeted by Indonesian nationalists, reports Susan Price.
Despite heavy rain, hundreds marched for peace and refugee rights as part of the 2023 Sydney Palm Sunday march, reports Peter Boyle.
A West Papuan university student was charged with treason for raising the Morning Star flag and calling for a referendum on West Papuan independence at a rally last November, reports Susan Price.
Labor and the Coalition voted together to block a bill that would mandate parliament to vote on whether or not to go to war, reports Pip Hinman.
The Australian Council of Trade Unions and the NSW Teachers' Federation are concerned about the rise in militarism linked with the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal. Pip Hinman reports.
In a significant development in justice and accountability, the first soldier to face war crimes charges for their alleged actions in Afghanistan is set to face court. Pip Hinman reports.
Britain has revealed it will supply Ukraine with armour-piercing depleted uranium shells, despite the health and environmental harms associated with the materiel, reports Binoy Kampmark.
While silent on apartheid, Israelis protest Netanyahu firing minister who urged halt to judicial coup
Huge crowds have flooded Israel’s streets for another round of demonstrations against the far-right Benjamin Netanyahu government, reports Jessica Corbett.
A protest was organised against the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal outside the office of Minister for Defence Richard Marles. John Quelsh reports.
Peace campaigners argue that engineering firms should instead be awarded grants to manufacture components for the climate transition. Pip Hinman reports.