International solidarity

Iran protests

Dr Saeed Zeydabadi-Nejad discusses the significance of the revolutionary movement in Iran.

Maksym Butkevych

Maksym Butkevytch, a well-known Ukrainian journalist, human rights defender and pacifist, is being held as a prisoner of war, after the capture of his Ukrainian army platoon by Russian occupying forces in June. Isabelle Merminod and Tim Baster report.

The Sydney community standing in solidarity with the people of Santa Cruz against destabilisation

Right-wing groups are leading violent protests in Bolivia. Juana Maldonado asks Australians to stand in solidarity with the Bolivian government and its people.

Stop the war on Ukraine

Negotiations to end Russia's war in Ukraine must be aimed at achieving a lasting and just peace. Federico Fuentes reports.

Peru protest

Peruvian President Pedro Castillo has been impeached by right-wing forces in Congress, the final act in a 17-month-long destabilisation campaign, reports Ana Zorita.

“The Australian Defence Exports Office is a gift from the government to the weapons’ corporations,” Miriam Torzillo told protesters outside its office. Paul Oboohov reports.

West Papua Morning Star flag

While Jakarta is busy tearing West Papua apart, Papuans raised the banned Morning Star flag on December 1, to commemorate its independence — which was stolen in May 1963, writes Yamin Kagoya.

This December 1, for the twelfth year in a row, there was a West Papua flag-raising on the historic Leichhardt Town Hall, courtesy of the Inner West Council, reports Peter Boyle.

Rojava

Turkey has struck more than 90 villages and towns in North East Syria since November 19, reports Susan Price. Meanwhile, international voices of condemnation are growing.

Giant flag drop for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was marked by Justice for Palestine Meanjin — Brisbane with a giant flag drop from the Goodwill Bridge. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Women defend Rojava

Journalists, political parties and movements from Latin American and African countries condemned the invading Turkish state's attacks on North and East Syria (Rojava) and called for action, reports ANF English.

Parties from across the Asia-Pacific have issued the following joint statement in response to the attacks by Turkey and Iran on Kurdish communities.

Peoples Democratic Party - HDP

The pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey has called for immediate action against Turkey’s cross-border attacks on North East Syria and Northern Iraq to prevent another humanitarian catastrophe, reports Susan Price.

Australian Greens foreign affairs spokesperson Senator Jordon Steele-John has condemned Turkey’s latest aggression against Kurds in north and east Syria and in northern Iraq. Peter Boyle reports.

Turkish forces near the Syrian border

The Socialist Alliance (Australia) released the following statement in response to Turkey's genocidal attacks on North East Syria and Northern Iraq and attacks on Kurdish populations inside Iran.

Tim Gooden and Nataliya Levytska

Nataliya Levytska, deputy chairperson of the Independent Mineworkers Union of Ukraine, discusses the situation of Ukrainian trade unions.

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