‘Liberating Pine Gap’ Book Launch

A wide cross-section of the peace movement and supporters attended the launch of 'Liberating Pine Gap'.About 60 people turned up at AHIMSA (meaning Peace) house to hear speeches from PG4 activists Adele Goldie and Jim Dowling with supporting comment from Ann Rampa and Sean O'Reilly among others. There were dancers, video, original lyrics and music … Continue reading ‘Liberating Pine Gap’ Book Launch

BOOK LAUNCH: Iraqi Icicle by Bernie Dowling

BOOK LAUNCH Thursday, 4 - 6 PM 28 February 2008 West End Library Address:178-180 Boundary StreetWest End Q 4101[Just next to the Pensioners League Building] "QUEENSLAND journalist Bernie Dowling launches his first novel, the detective thriller Iraqi Icicle at West End Library on 28 February 2008. The launch starts at 4 pm and features original … Continue reading BOOK LAUNCH: Iraqi Icicle by Bernie Dowling

‘A cage lined with silk is still a cage’ – detained Iranian refugee

Villawood Death in Custody Demands Ministerial Action “The tragic death of a 62 year old Iranian immigration detainee is yet another disgraceful and entirely preventable cost of the ongoing mandatory detention policy” said Pamela Curr, of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC). “Mr F was taken to St Georges Hospital on Friday for an appointment. … Continue reading ‘A cage lined with silk is still a cage’ – detained Iranian refugee