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Shining a light on a disgraceful policy after the death of Ahmad Ali Jafari

June 22, 2013

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Pamela Curr of the Asylum Seeker Centre writes powerfully about Australia’s shameful treatment of asylum seekers . A poignant and potent tribute to the life of Ahmad Ali Jafari and his courage.  Something our gutless governments don’t and never will have.  Vale Ahmad Ali Jafari. Rest in peace. CrankyO ======================== Ahmad Ali Jafari died last […]

News Ltd’s Double Standards On Anti-Semitism

September 2, 2012

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http://newmatilda.com/2012/08/29/news-ltd039s-double-standards-antisemitism 29 Aug 2012 By Jeff Sparrow Larry Pickering The Australian is all too ready to lambast the Greens or pro-Palestine activists as anti-Semites. What about Larry Pickering, who’s been on their payroll, asks Jeff Sparrow “A fresh wave of racial hatred against the Jewish community, including calls for a Hitler clone and ethnic cleansing, has been […]

Tahrir on the Gaza Flotilla

June 29, 2011

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A great report from the Canadian broadcaster CBC about the Tahrir, the Canadian boat on its way to Gaza with activists from other European countries and Australia

Immigration Museums

March 7, 2011

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Immigration Museums.

What The Uprising Means For Egyptians In Oz

February 2, 2011

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http://newmatilda.com/2011/02/01/what-uprising-means-egyptians-oz egypt 1 Feb 2011 By Nadyat El Gawley Nadyat El Gawley didn’t see the protests in Egypt coming. She speaks to fellow members of the Australian Egyptian community about their responses to the uprising When Tunisia exploded in early January, I hoped the revolution underway there would repeat itself in Egypt, but it felt […]

Protest Israel’s killing of peace activists in Australia

May 31, 2010

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www.coalitionforpalestine.org As the UN Security Council meets today to address yesterday’s terrible attack by the Israeli Defence Forces on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla in the Mediterranean Sea, which was attempting to deliver 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the illegally-blockaded Gaza Strip, CJPP asks all our supporters to urgently email or fax the following letter […]

Who says feminism is dead?

April 20, 2010

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By NINA FUNNELL April 12, 2010 Comments 85 illustration: Robin Cowcher In 1994, feminist Anne Summers penned an open letter to the next generation of women asking them why they feel so alienated from the women’s liberation movement. In it, she asks why young women do not fully appreciate the battles that have been fought […]