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2022 floods South Korea

A new climate justice movement is growing in South Korea, with the help of the trade union movement, reports Alice S Kim.

Omali Yeshitela APSP

African People’s Socialist Party chairperson Omali Yeshitela discusses the FBI raid on his home and the continuing US government war on the movement for Black liberation and reparations.

Members and supporters of the APSP following the raids in St Louis, Missouri. Photo: APSP

Members of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) in the United States are expecting to be indicted this month over spurious allegations, reports Don Fitz, prompting a grassroots solidarity defence campaign.

Iran protests

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

Peter Boyle reports that thousands marched through Sydney to demand democracy in Iran and justice for Jina Mahsa Amini.

The Freedom Movement of Iran – Queensland has been organising weekly protests in Brisbane calling on the federal government to do to help the democracy movement win in Iran. Kerry Smith reports.

Historian and Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully gave the inaugural Sydney Kobane Day Lecture at New South Wales Parliament House.

Demonstrators rally in Sydney on October 8 in solidarity with the Iran uprising. Inset: Nilüfer Koç

Nilüfer Koç from the Kurdish National Congress spoke at the Ecosocialism 2022 conference about the popular uprising in Iran, war in Ukraine and Rojava Revolution. Alex Bainbridge and Susan Price report.

‘Woman, Life, Freedom’ — Protesters show solidarity with the Iranian uprising on October 22

Various Ukrainian feminist activist groups and NGOs have signed a statement expressing their solidarity with the Iranian uprising.

Lula's victory rally. Photo credit: Ricardo Stuckert/@PTBrasil

The key to defending Luiz Inacio "Lula" da Silva's government and ensuring progress will be the revitalisation of the popular organisations and indigenous and labour movements, argues Dave Kellaway.

Iran teachers strike

Iranian teachers staged a two-day strike on October 24, as anti-government sentiment continues to grow, reports Susan Price.

‘Fuck the patriarchy’ — protesters at a Sydney International Women’s Day march in March, 2020

The Labor government has introduced new bills aiming to eliminate gender-based violence and sexual harassment in the workplace. Andrea Bortoli reports.

Solidarity with Iran

Marcel Cartier spoke to Communist Party of Iran leaders Marzieh Nazeri and Abbas Mansouran about the uprising that has been sweeping Iran for more than a month.

Hundreds at a rally in Martin Place were urged to keep organising solidarity actions with the feminist uprising in Iran that have now run for a month following the death in custody of Kurdish woman Jina/Zina Mahsa Amini. Peter Boyle reports.

 

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For the first time since the Islamic revolution, Iranians are united and are targeting the central pillars of the Islamic republic, including the concentration of power and authority in the hands of the ruling clergy, reports *Suzan Azadi.

A member of the Taliban security forces threatens a protester in Kabul.

Susan Price spoke to a Hazara woman living in Kabul about the attack on Hazara school children, the protests and response by the Taliban.

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