Australia

Australia must break its silence on Gaza

Dear friends,
I write to you with deep sadness about the situation in Gaza. I have received many inquiries about what the Greens are doing in response to the Israeli invasion.

Last night, I watched a very powerful clip from British Channel 4’s Jon Snow about his recent trip to Gaza. He speaks movingly about what is happening to the children of Gaza. Over 1310 children have been injured and over 166 have been killed.

Refugee advocates protest one year of PNG solution

Green Left Weekly

Saturday, July 26, 2014
By Rachel Evans

The Refugee Action Coalition held a rally on July 19 demanding the Sri Lankan asylum seekers imprisoned on an Australian Customs boat in an unspecified location, be brought to Australia.

During a High Court hearing on July 22 it was revealed there are 157 asylum seekers on board the boat, not 153 as previously reported, and they are allowed only three hours of daylight a day.

Save The Deadlys

Betty Adams
Canberra, Australia

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" Ride Along " is a new movie that has been released in 2014. It speaks about Kevin Hart ,or known in the movie as Ben Barber, who is in really like with Tika Sumpter , Angela Payton. Angela's sibling is Wayne Payton, Ice Dice, is a police broker. He is very nervous about his sis from Ben. He believes that he is not in the same stage as Angela's. So Ben tries to confirm that he is value getting married to his dearest Angela.

"Once you say yes to 99-year lease, you’re gone, finished"

30 May 2014
Media Statement

Yolngu Nations Assembly

99-Year Township Leases

Yolngu Nations Assembly (YNA) urges the Commonwealth Government and indigenous communities to consult carefully before considering entering into 99-year township leases.

In October last year, Senator Nigel Scullion announced that Gunbalanya traditional owners had agreed to work towards finalising a 99-year lease by 30 June 2014, stating that he and the traditional owners “agreed that a township lease was the most effective way to achieve economic and commercial development in Gunbalanya.”

corey barker support protest and other matters

Ray Jackson

please be reminded that the isja support protest for corey barker will take place outside the downing centre on thursday, 17 july, 2014 beginning in elizabeth street and rotating around to castlereagh street at 12.30pm.

For all our kids

By Bill Shorten

Today I spoke in the Australian Parliament on the need for real action on climate Change.

There is no doubt that our earth is warming and our seas rising – or that humankind is the cause.

And if we do not act, the consequences will be severe.

Governments of the world, both progressive and conservative, are making their choice clear.

Today, 39 national and 23 sub-national jurisdictions have implemented or are on track to implement carbon pricing instruments, including emissions trading schemes.

Gallipoli to Coniston; Remembering Frontiers

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By Ray Jackson

thanks to the input of some feisty men and women the seminar and art exhibition shown below has been pulled together for a fascinating two days of looking at the subject of war and who fought in those wars, and including the why. very importantly several sessions will be dedicated to the frontier wars in the 'unsettling' of the invasion of the traditional nations of this country, australia.

May 2014 Honduras Coup summary - more murders, more extremities

May 2014 Honduras coup update

as published here:
http://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/monthly-news-summaries/

Summary of political killings from May 2014

Rigoberto López Hernández, community defender against mining company, was assassinated on 3/5/14

William Jacobo Rodríguez, community defender against hydroelectricity dam company, was assassinated on 24/5/14

Irene Meza, resistance activist and autonomous council activist and spouse of councillor in Opalaca, was assassinated on 25/5/14

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