Daily Archives: July 31, 2013


Coming of age in immigration limbo

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By Nick OlleJuly 30, 2013 Unaccompanied teenagers and young adults are among the hardest hit by the Australian government’s “abusive” treatment of “irregular maritime arrivals” seeking asylum. He left his native Iran the day after his 17th birthday a marked … Continue reading


Bridge to Nowhere

Gangplank to a Warm Future By ANTHONY R. INGRAFFEA New York Times Opinion, July 28, 2013 ITHACA, N.Y. — MANY concerned about climate change, including President Obama, have embraced hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. In his recent climate speech, the … Continue reading


LONDON – Bradley Manning Verdict Day Solidarity

Brad’s in chains for us, We’re on the loose for him!Three hours before the Bradley Manning verdict was to come down Tuesday (NSA HQ Ft.Meade, Maryland USA 1pm/ London 6pm), supporters of Bradley Manning gathered at the Eros statue in … Continue reading


Peace not war

Basewatch welcomes two peace advocates to Darwin this Tuesday 23rd July 6.30pm Railway Club, Parap. Come to hear of peace actions throughout the Asia-Pacific Region and in Guam. Victoria-Lola Leon Guerrero is an indigenous Chamoru writer and teacher from Guam. … Continue reading


Wed 7th August Meeting of the 17 Group

The next meeting of the 17 Group will take place on Wednesday the 7th of August at 7 pm in unit 6 at 20 Drury St West End. The topic is “The Whiskey Au Go Go Night club Firebombing Case”. … Continue reading