International solidarity

book cover and protest in Egypt

Maree F Roberts reviews Vincent Bevins' book If We Burn: The Mass Protest Decade and the Missing Revolution. which chronicles the 2010's uprisings in Egypt, Brazil, Turkey, Ukraine and elsewhere, and asks why these mass protest movements failed to bring about revolutionary change.

Thousands marched again against Israel’s genocide in Gaza, in some cities for the 16th week in a row, and after Labor suspended aid to the Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees.

Strong First Nations-Palestinian solidarity was a prominent feature of the 2024 Invasion Day march on Gadigal Country on January 26. Peter Boyle reports.

A tragic inversion of the concept of justice is being exploited in the “conflict” in Gaza, argues Tony Smith.

Tim Gooden

Tim Gooden, retired secretary of the Geelong Trades Hall Council, believes the ACTU and unions can and should exert more public pressure on Labor to take a stand for Palestine. Alex Bainbridge interviewed him.

The orders apply to Israel, but conspicuously missing in the International Criminal Court's interim order is an explicit demand that it pause or stop military operations in Gaza. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Invasion Day in Naarm/Melbourne

Huge numbers in many cities at the January 26 Invasion Day rallies demonstrated that the movement for First Nations rights has not been demoralised by the ‘No’ vote in last year's Voice referendum. Alex Bainbridge reports.

A group of residents has made a symbolic recognition of Gaza as a sister city as part of their solidarity with Palestine. Niko Leka reports.

'Ferra spreads terror', January 24 picket at Ferra Engineering

Pro-Palestine activists picketed a Ferra Engineering factory to protest its provision of weapons components to Israel. Alex Bainbridge reports.

The US-British airstrikes have hit the Yemeni capital of Sanaa

The United States and Britain claim they don't want to expand the war in the Middle East, when that is exactly what they are doing. Alex Salmon and Elizabeth Bantas report.

Jews Against the Occupation rejects Israel’s weaponisation of Jewish suffering to justify its oppression of the Palestinian people saying the message of The Holocaust must be that “Never Again” means anyone.

Socialist Alliance Palestine

The Socialist Alliance committed to building the Palestine movement at its 18th National Conference. Chloe DS reports.