Australian Government double standard over Israel

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Australian Government demonstrates double standards over Israel

FOREIGN minister Bob Carr recently expelled Syrian diplomats because of human rights abuses in their country. Yet the Israeli defence force and Israeli settlers shoot, abduct, detain and torture Palestinians in the occupied territories on a daily basis. The Israeli government destroys Palestinian homes on the West Bank.… Go to Article

Iraqi people hit by targeted killing

The US military and their political supporters in the Australian government and defence forces are claiming that it is the surge in troop numbers that has ‘pacified’ the country.

The evidence suggests otherwise.

A spate of targeted killings inside Iraq by dirty ops sections of the US military is designed to silence the resistance to the US occupation.… Go to Article

‘Direct Action’ emerges from the Past

A Short history of ‘Direct Action’

1973 edition of SWP's Direct Action What a strange period of the Left we are living through.

The latest Left paper, Direct Action, claims that it is ‘for socialism in the 21st century’, I am not sure what that is supposed to mean but I doubt that it is true.… Go to Article

A Diary of Resistance – behind the news

Iraqi Resistance now a popular revolution?

Compiled by Ray Bergmann

“Through the mad mystic hammering of the wild ripping hail
The sky cracked its poems in naked wonder
That the clinging of the church bells blew far into the breeze
Leaving only bells of lightning and its thunder
Striking for the gentle, striking for the kind
Striking for the guardians and protectors of the mind
An’ the unpawned painter behind beyond his rightful time
An’ we gazed upon the chimes of freedom flashing”
Bob Dylan, Chimes of Freedom.
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Peace Convergence

Dear Friends

It is with great joy that we share the news from last month of the Pine Gap 4 acquittal. A true victory amongst our many glorious defeats! If you haven’t read or heard the news visit http://www.peaceconvergence.com/news/50
This is a significant win as it sets a precedent for how the act under which they were charged (Defence Special Undertakings Act) can be applied, effectively preventing its use against those who participate in peaceful nonviolent direct action at Pine Gap.… Go to Article