International solidarity

Boris Kagarlitsky behind bars

Jailed anti-war sociologist Boris Kagarlitsky’s final appeal against his five-year jail term will be heard on June 5, reports Federico Fuentes.

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Palestine solidarity featured at May Day rallies, while student encampments spread across the country and some cities marked the 30th consecutive week of protesting for a lasting ceasefire for Gaza. Reports below from across Australia.

A scare campaign about domestic terrorism is mounting. Paul Gregoire asks if Australia is following the United States in selectively targeting Muslim communities.

ASIO has revealed that Indian spies are operating in Australia, undermining Labor's efforts to boost the region’s anti-China alliance. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Green Left’s Isaac Nellist, Jacob Andrewartha and Chloe DS spoke to three students, Cyn Huang (University of California, Berkeley), Daniil Sapunkov (City University of New York, Hunter College), members of the Young Democratic Socialists of America, and Amey (San Francisco State University Students for Gaza) about establishing Gaza solidarity encampments at their campuses. 

Palestinian-Australian doctor Noor Aljassim addressed a protest outside the Australian College of Anaesthetist’s annual conference where Zionist anaesthesiologist Professor Carolyn Weinger was given a platform. Alex Bainbridge reports.

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Green Left journalists Isaac Nellist and Riley Breen discuss the latest news from across the continent and around the world.

Maggie K, from the Tzedek Collective, addressed a solidarity rally at the University of Sydney encampment for Palestine on May 3.

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Combining the distilled wisdom of socialist writer Jeff Sparrow and the graphic ingenuity of comic artist Sam Wallman, 12 Rules for Strife is a handbook for changing everything, writes Andrew Chuter.

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Students at universities across Canada have established encampments in solidarity with Palestine, inspired by and in solidarity with university encampments across the United States, reports Jeff Shantz.

Greens federal housing spokesperson and Griffith MP Max Chandler-Mather spoke with Stuart Munckton and Federico Fuentes about the opportunities for transformative politics today.

Aid organisations, including Amnesty International, Oxfam Australia, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA, Australian Palestinian Advocacy Network and Trade Unionists for Palestine, supported the global call to end arms deals with Israel. Jim McIlroy reports.