Monica Morgan, from Amnesty International, told the crowd the intervention was forcing Aboriginal people off their lands and taking away their culture. The following is abridged from a motion passed at the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union state conference in Western Australia on May 27.
The motion was proposed by John Sharp-Collett, secretary of the Retired Members Division. UPDATED JUNE 4 - International outrage has been expressed through ongoing mass protests around the world, condemnation of Israel's actions by most governments (apart from the US), and calls for the immediate lifting of Israel's blockade of Gaza.
Ten activists from Thai Red Australia, plus Guatemalan and El Salvadoran activists from the Latin American Social Forum, were part of the 80-strong Socialist Alliance NSW state conference on May 22 in Sydney.
The conference launched Socialist Alliance’s federal election campaign. SYDNEY— One hundred and fifty people took part in a pro-choice rally on May 29.
The content of the agreement has been the subject of a...
BRISBANE — Fifty people, Iranians and supporters, rallied in Queens Park on May 22 to protest against the execution in early May of five Kurdish nationalists by the Iranian regime.
Hazelwood is Australia’s most polluting power station....
The rally was organised by the Fair Go for Pensioners Coalition (FGPC), which had previously organised nationwide protests in November 2008. MELBOURNE — On May 25, about 50 people attended a forum on Burma's election, which is due to occur this year.
The protesters held photos of people disappeared and killed during the movement for democratic rights over...