Palestine

The Guardian • Palestine

Issue #2032

Israeli extremists propelled to power alongside Netanyahu, accelerating global neo-fascist trend

It appears likely that the criminally corrupt former Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, will be returning to power, despite being under criminal indictment. Israelis...

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Rally for Palestine in Boorloo/Perth on Sunday 26 November 2023. Issue #2081

Gaza, trauma and you

A lot of people are involved in support for Palestinian people on the West Bank and Gaza in Australia, with ongoing attendance at rallies, lobbying...

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Girl with Palestine flag painted on her face. Issue #2079

Dehumanisation gone mainstream

The Economist has published a piece pretending to answer why Israel is killing so many Palestinian children, or, as the British journal puts it, why...

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Palestinian flag. Issue #2083

South Africa takes Israel to the ICJ for genocide

A brilliant, sharp, and targeted presentation from South Africa has made history. Its 84-page filing to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has condemned Israel...

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Issue #1961

Israel kills dozens in Gaza airstrikes, escalates land theft and Palestinian expulsions

Last week, Israeli military forces began killing Palestinians – including women and children.

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Many of the placards at the London Palestine Solidarity demonstration on 7 April were very inspirational. ‘Free Palestine’ was drawn by activist and artist Lynda May Ayres. Issue #2095

Israel, Palestine, and the world

The US is putting pressure on Israel to open up more corridors to allow aid in. At the same time, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin...

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Issue #1966

Aliens in their own land

Mephistopheles, a demon of German legend, says: “Hell is where I am. Wherever I go I’m still in it.” These words are relevant to imperialism as well.

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Issue #1962

Israeli communists call for “Jewish-Arab partnership against racism, hatred and violence”

Israeli Communist Party-led coalition Hadash has called for a “Jewish-Arab partnership against racism, hatred and violence” in the face of the Benjamin Netanyahu government’s willingness...

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Issue #2032

Plan of Action of the 22nd International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties

The 22nd International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties (IMCWP) held on October 27-29, 2022 in Havana, Cuba defined the following main guidelines and actions...

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Issue #2039

Into the crusher: Gaza’s rubble recycled

This past August, Ahmed Amir, 34, stood atop the wreckage of a residential building in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun. In the...

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Global briefs Issue #2083

GLOBAL BRIEFS

RUSSIA: Russia’s top election authority has declared Nikolay Kharitonov eligible to run for president in March elections. He will be representing the Communist Party of...

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NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION poster pro Palestine Issue #2099

POSTER

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION poster pro Palestine

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Issue #1964

“Liberation is within our reach”: Palestine goes on strike

Under Israeli bombardment, Palestinians went on one of the biggest strikes in Palestinian history on 18th May.

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Global briefs Issue #2042

GLOBAL BRIEFS

GERMANY: Air traffic came to a virtual standstill on the 17th  February with around 2340 flights cancelled. The strike affected almost 300,000 passengers. Germany’s flag...

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Germany Israel meeting in Berlin, 2012. Issue #2094

Nicaragua calls Germany ‘pathetic’

Nicaragua has described Germany as “pathetic” for sending aid to Palestine and arms to Israel. The 43-page Nicaraguan submission to the International Court of Justice...

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Issue #1974

The continuity of US and Israeli aggression

If there’s one thing we couldn’t criticise the imperialists for, it’s inconsistency in deeds. Rhetorical inconsistency aside, the actions of the imperialists never waver in their course – subjugate, dictate, punish, plunder.

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Palestine Solidarity Protest in San Francisco. Issue #2097

Anti-genocide encampments go global

Massive pro-Palestinian demonstrations and occupations continued across universities in the United States, Europe, and Australia as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu comes under increasing pressure...

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Palestinian flags. Issue #2095

Recognise Palestine!

The United Nations is set to vote to potentially recognise a Palestinian state. There is only one obstacle to achieving this. That obstacle is the...

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Issue #1962

Israel’s genocide of Palestinians continues

Israel has once again unleashed abhorrent attacks on the Palestinian people.

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Issue #1963

“How long will it last?”: Ceasefire in Palestine

A ceasefire was declared between Israel and Hamas on the morning of 21st May, bringing a temporary halt to an eleven-day conflict on the Gaza Strip.

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Issue #2040

Inhumane medical blockade

Mahdi Amer, 35, lost his father at the beginning of the new year. Ibrahim Amer was 65. He had a heart attack. But due to...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2078

HALF THE SKY

Like funerals postponed “The humanitarian situation in Gaza was dire before these hostilities and has now severely worsened. This exacts unjustifiable and specific costs on...

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Sunshine Coast rally in support of Palestine. Issue #2087

Palestine: Albanese’s blood-soaked hands

The death toll is close to 30,000 with thousands more missing under the bombed rubble – mostly women and children. The relentless Israeli bombardment and...

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Mahmoud Darwish Museum Issue #2092

Remembering Mahmoud Darwish, Palestine’s poetic voice

Mahmoud Darwish’s poems are ever relevant to the conditions of Palestinians, particularly now in Gaza. Indlieb Farazi Saber The beauty of Gaza is that our...

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Palestinian flags. Issue #2095

Iran, Israel, and the threat of war

Iran’s drone and missile attack against Israel on 14 April was immediately condemned by the USA and its allies. Israel has vowed to “retaliate.” There...

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Palestine rally Issue #2091

Paths to Palestinian statehood

Israel continues to ignore entreaties from countries around the world, and international bodies. Its plans for Rafah are still going ahead despite increasing multilateral resistance....

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Netanyahu remains committed to “complete victory” in Gaza. Issue #2096

Palestine, Israel, Iran, and capitalism

It is now more than six months since the Israeli military machine began its genocidal assault against the population of Gaza. People have been horrified...

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Issue #1963

Action hits Israeli arms

Firefighters called to assist police at a protest targeting an Israeli arms factory in Leicester withdrew today in solidarity with Palestinians. Members of the Palestine...

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Part of the Naarm/ Melbourne rally. Issue #2077

Free Palestine: Naarm/ Melbourne 25 October

The struggle for Palestinian liberation continues in Melbourne, as hundreds gathered on a cold Wednesday evening. This was a rally co-organised by Warriors of the...

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Rally For Palestine, Dunedin, NZ, November 2023. Issue #2092

Palestine: Australia joins Western cruelty

The news that the Australian government decided to cancel visas for Palestinian refugees, effectively leaving them stateless, shows what kind of cruelty the West, including...

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Issue #2075

Freedom for Palestine: Naarm / Melbourne

On Sunday 15th October, thousands of Victorians from all walks of life gathered in front of the State Library of Victoria in one of the...

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Palestinian mother and child at protest. Issue #2089

Palestine: no let-up in genocide

More than 35,000 innocent Palestinians have been slaughtered by Israel’s US-funded, military machine and more than one million people driven south to Rafah on Gaza’s...

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Issue #1970

An interview with ambassador Izzat Abdulhadi

A CPA delegation held conversations with ambassador Izzat Abdulhadi (IA) of the State of Palestine on important matters on the Palestinian struggle for self-determination.

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) in Den Haag. Issue #2065

US shapes ICC to its agenda

Anyone supposing that the newfound enthusiasm in Washington for the International Criminal Court (ICC) would open the door for justice for Palestinians ought not to...

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Saturday’s 28 October rally for Palestine in Boorloo/Perth. Issue #2077

Shame Albo Shame!

People in the tens of thousands around the world continue to rally for Palestine. In Australia, demonstrations around the main capital cities brought thousands of...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2075

LETTER

Dear editor, The attack on Israel, from what one observer has called “the largest open air prison in the world,” that is the virtually Israeli...

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Friends of Palestine WA organised a rally on the 13th October attended by over 1000 people. Issue #2075

Freedom for Palestine rally: Boorloo / Perth

Following the attacks by Hamas forces on Israel on 7th October, after years of constant attacks on the Palestinian people, Israel began its brutal retaliation...

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Issue #1964

Israel attacks Gaza after Jerusalem’s assault

Nakba day: “Day of the Catastrophe” is an annual day of commemoration of the displacement that preceded and followed the Israeli declaration of independence in 1948.

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Issue #2042

Apartheid complicity

Richard Falk and Virginia Tilley’s 2017 report for the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (“Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the...

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Global briefs Issue #2043

GERMANY: Anti-war demonstrations were held in many countries last weekend, a year after the special operation in the Ukraine started. The largest by far was...

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An armoured Land Rover used by Reuters for reporting in Palestine. Issue #2081

Letter from journalists to Australian media outlets

(Editor’s note: attached is an open letter from Australian journalists. It has been signed by just under 300 journalists so far. Disgracefully, Nine, which publishes...

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Free Palestine Issue #2079

Israel – a terrorist with nuclear weapons

The state of Israel has been built up by the Western powers – principally Britain – as a colonising entity, and the military arm of...

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Issue #1962

Tasmanians gather for Nakba vigil

On the 15th of May, around 100 people gathered at Parliament House in Nipaluna/Hobart for a sombre and respectful vigil to commemorate Nakba Day.

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Global briefs Issue #2086

GLOBAL BRIEFS

YEMEN: According to a joint statement from Australia, Bahrein, Denmark, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States, strikes were conducted...

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Freedom of the press Issue #2081

Journalists gagged

Journalists at Nine newspapers, The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) and Age, have been banned from covering the Israel-Palestine conflict if they signed an open letter...

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The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A Book Cover – Issue #2091

WORTH READING / WORTH WATCHING

Gaza Writes Back, Refaat Alareer (editor/contributor) This is a beautifully edited collection of Gazan short stories written by young people. The text is necessarily politically...

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Issue #2034

DINGO

Scott Morrison’s secret multiple portfolios has nothing on the dual role of PM Albanese and Defence Minister Richard Marles as salesmen/lobbyists for the arms manufacturers....

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2083

PEACE NOTES

We welcome a new year with a reinforced understanding that imperialism’s death throes are inflicting unprecedented death and destruction as well as the danger of...

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Global briefs Issue #2089

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SOUTH AFRICA: South African ruling party the African National Congress (ANC) has launched its election manifesto. The 29 May elections will be crucial for the...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2079

LETTERS

THE BLACK ARMADA Dear Comrade, I was very interested to read the recent article* about the MUA twilight commemoration event at Darling Harbour to remember...

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Global briefs Issue #2067

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SPAIN: Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s candidate for the speaker of the Congress of Deputies won the vote for the position in Sanchez’s first trial in...

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Quill and ink . Issue #2085

Dear Editor, In a week when the International Court of Justice has reminded Israel to prevent genocide happening and to be more sensitive about supplies...

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Palestinian Ambassador HE Izzat Abdulhadi with Andrew Irving. Issue #2096

Palestinian Ambassador speaks

Interview with Palestinian Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Izzat Abdulhadi: part one. Interviewer: A Carruthers AC: Your Excellency, I first want to convey greetings from...

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Issue #1964

“From the River to the Sea”, Meanjin rises for Palestine

Members of the Communist Party of Australia Queensland Branch attended a rally demanding an end to the occupation of Palestine by Israel.

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2088

HALF THE SKY

Since the events of 7 October the people of the western world have been subject to an unceasing propaganda campaign aimed at getting us to...

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Global briefs Issue #2099

GLOBAL BRIEFS

UK: Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths has welcomed the results of local elections which “landed a red card to the Tories and a warning...

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Issue #1965

CPI(M) letter to Modi on India’s abstention on the Resolution on Palestine

I am writing this letter registering my strong protest over India’s vote of abstention in the UN Human Rights Council on the Resolution on the Palestinian issue and human rights of all peoples.

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Issue #2076

CEASEFIRE NOW!

Rallies around Australia Naarm/Melbourne. Warrane/Sydney. Borloo/Perth. Meanjin/Brisbane. Tarndanya/Adelaide. Statement from various organisations Palestinian Communist Party An explanatory statement issued by the Palestinian Communist Party on...

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Issue #2040

Anti-Zionism is not anti-Semitism

The recent fighting in the Gaza Strip has claimed the lives of 47 Palestinians, including 17 children, as Israeli forces targeted leaders of the Palestinian...

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Issue #2030

The mainstream media has excised coverage of Israel’s crimes in the West Bank and Gaza. While there is no end to the noise from the...

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Issue #1963

Rally for Palestine

Around two thousand people gathered on Sunday 23rd May at Forrest Chase in Perth CBD as part of the global day in solidarity with the Palestinian people.

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Palestinians inspect the damage following an Israeli airstrike on the El-Remal aera in Gaza City on 9th October 2023. Issue #2077

They really said … about Gaza

Compiled by Graham Holton “We need to flatten entire neighbourhoods in Gaza. Flatten all of Gaza. The Americans didn’t stop with Hiroshima – the Japanese...

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Global briefs Issue #2075

GLOBAL BRIEFS

MALAYSIA: Thousands of people gathered near Malaysia’s National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur carrying Palestinian flags and chanting ‘Free Palestine.’ Strict security measures were in place,...

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Issue #2040

Free Palestine, end the occupation

The Communist Party of Australia calls for the end to the ongoing Israeli occupation of all Palestinian lands, the establishment of an Independent Palestinian State...

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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2080

HALF THE SKY

On Monday 20 November, nurses at Westmead Hospital held a vigil for the Palestinians killed in the Israeli Defence Force bombings of hospitals in Gaza,...

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Global briefs Issue #2093

GLOBAL BRIEFS

MIDDLE EAST: Members of Yemen’s Houthi movement have attacked a total of 86 vessels in the Red Sea, the Arab Sea and the Indian Ocean...

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Issue #1968

A crucial ally of imperialism – the origins of Israel and its role in the Middle East

Palestine was first occupied by the Ottoman Empire, but after the break-up of that entity in the First World War it was transferred to the British Empire under the Sykes-Picot agreement, which divided up the Middle East between Britain and France.

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Demonstration in Berlin, 4 November 2023. Organised by Palestinian and Jewish groups. Issue #2097

Germany cracks down on behalf of Israel

Germany has clearly learned no lessons from history as it cracks down on pro-Palestine voices as part of its unwavering support for the Zionist project....

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Global briefs Issue #2091

GLOBAL BRIEFS

YEMEN: Massive protests for Palestine continue across Yemen. Friday rallies attract millions of participants who march for Gaza. Last Friday was no exception – demonstrators...

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Global briefs Issue #2082

GLOBAL BRIEFS

MALI: Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger have endorsed plans to create a federation, following a two-day meeting in Bamako, Mali’s capital. The decision was announced...

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Palestine support rally in Perth. Issue #2075

Israeli Apartheid

While the world was shocked at the recent Hamas attack, the Western media has given little analysis to the background of for the attacks on...

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IWD Perth. Issue #2092

International Women’s Day 2024

IWD walk for peace – Perth This year on 8 March around 300 women in Perth walked through Perth CBD for the first IWD Peace...

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Newcastle rally for Palestine. Issue #2078

Rally for Palestine in Newcastle, NSW

On Saturday 4 November 2023, CPA members in Newcastle NSW joined the major cities around Australia and the world in taking to the streets to...

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Issue #1993

Free Palestine, end the occupation

The Communist Party of Australia calls for the end to the ongoing Israeli occupation of all Palestinian lands, the establishment of an Independent Palestinian State...

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Issue #2075

Suck it up, Summers!

One response to the Hamas attack on Israel and the ongoing atrocities Israel is committing in retaliation has been to try to close down criticism...

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Israeli flag on Masada. Issue #2077

Australia: A History of Supporting Israel

On 28 October, 120 member states of the UN General Assembly voted Yes to the resolution for an immediate truce to provide aid to the...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2099

PEACE NOTES

BIDEN MANOEUVRES TO SAVE VOTES Facing fast growing opposition to the Israeli genocide in Gaza, US President Biden is manoeuvring to save votes in the...

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Global briefs Issue #2088

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SAUDI ARABIA: When asked about normalisation of ties with Israel at the Munich Security Conference, the Saudi Foreign Minister said that the only pathway towards...

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Monastery of Saint Theodosius, Palestine. Issue #2097

Palestine and the world

Part one: ‘Palestinian Ambassador speaks’ Issue #2096 29-04-2024 Interviewer: A Carruthers AC: Thinking about the PLO and the various progressive forces in Palestine reminds me...

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Rally for Palestine, Borloo/Perth. Issue #2081

Palestine rallies: CPA members show support

With the brief truce in Gaza, Australian political leaders being weak on the topic, and most Australian media ‘both-sidesing’ a mass-murdering assault on Palestinians as...

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Global briefs Issue #2090

GLOBAL BRIEFS

PAKISTAN: The Cabinet Committee on Energy has approved the beginning of the construction of an 80 km segment of the 800 km long pipeline from the...

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Issue #2012

Australia “opposes” US statement on UN report into human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine

Australia has refused to sign a statement, alongside over twenty other countries, released by the US regarding an inquiry into human rights violations in Palestine...

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Global briefs Issue #2098

GLOBAL BRIEFS

USA: More than 2,000 students have been arrested on US college campuses during pro-Palestinian actions. Many students have been suspended. As a gesture of solidarity,...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2077

PEACE NOTES

SALAM EACE HALOM Hannah Middleton Professor Mark Beeson from the University of Technology Sydney writes: “If we are looking for historical parallels and lessons, then the razing...

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Issue #2096

DINGO

This week Dingo focuses on the crime of the 21st century. To throw light on the blackout of news by the mainstream media of Israel’s...

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Don't celebrate invasion. Issue #2083

Time to act, welcome to 2024!

2024 is here and we welcome all Party members and Guardian readers to a new year of struggle. It is time to act! It is...

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Issue #2097

ACTU statement on Gaza

The Australian Union movement is a movement of peace and respect for all races and nationalities. We oppose war, racism, and oppression. We act in...

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Issue #2030

West Jerusalem no longer recognised by Australia as Israeli capital

One of the more heinous foreign policy decisions of the former Morrison government has been reversed: Australia no longer recognises West Jerusalem as the capital...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2087

PEACE NOTES

Israeli crimes in Gaza are bringing some unpleasant new words into our vocabularies. Two are “unchilding” and “domicide.” The victimisation by Israel of Palestinian children...

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Issue #2076

Criticism of Israel and Zionism is not antisemitism

On 13th October SkyNews asked former Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett about the plight of Palestinians in Gaza. Bennett shouted back “are you serious? these...

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Issue #2060

DINGO

The Queensland Palaszczuk government’s refusal to back down over its deeply unpopular approval of Blue Energy’s Central Queensland gasfield shows it cares neither for communities,...

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Sydney rally for Palestine. Issue #2077

Sydney pro-Palestinian action

Every week the protest actions in Sydney become larger rising from around 5000 to 15,000 to an estimated 50,000 on Sunday 29  October. After hearing...

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PEACE NOTES Issue #2097

PEACE NOTES

Hannah Middleton As we pass 200 days of Israel’s military assault on Gaza, the death toll has reached 35,000 and the aid blockade has subjected...

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Issue #2094

DINGO

The Federation of the Australian states in 1901 was the first step away from British colonial control. However, imperialist interests continue to dominate Australian politics...

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Issue #2069

DINGO

The Climate Council has labelled the decision to approve an extension to the Gregory Crinum coal mine in Queensland’s Bowen Basin until 2073 as “stunning...

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Israeli flag on Masada. Issue #2082

Anti-semitism and Israel

I think the reports in The West Australian that there has been a more than 500 per cent increase in anti-Semitism should be treated with...

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Issue #2079

DINGO

Divisions emerge: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, like number of other western leaders, is turning a blind eye to Israel’s war crimes in...

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Issue #2077

DINGO

Climate action group Lock the Gate Alliance has accused the NSW Minns government of breaking an election promise by allowing BHP’s planned Mt Arthur expansion...

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Free Palestine rally in Geelong Issue #2099

Free Palestine rally in Geelong

William Briggs, one of the speakers, was introduced to a Free Palestine rally in Geelong as a Communist Party of Australia member. His speech to...

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Issue #2080

“End war crimes in Palestine”

The Palestinian Justice Movement Sydney has led an action in Port Botany in protest at the Israeli-owned ZIM shipping line which frequents Australia’s largest container...

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Gaza woman feeds her baby. Issue #2097

Water crisis adds to women’s health burden amid war on Gaza

Over 34,000 people have been killed in Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip since 7 October, 2023. Among them are over 10,000 women, 6,000 of...

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Issue #2076

DINGO

Thick smoke enveloped extensive areas of the Brazilian Amazon as the region grapples with a surge in wildfires and a historic drought. In Manaus, a...

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The regular protests include members of the Communist Party as well as other committed peace activists. Issue #2095

IPAN in Geelong

Activists from the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) in Geelong Victoria have been holding speak-outs, rallies and pickets against AUKUS, against the militarisation of...

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Maritime Union’s Quadrennial National Conference Adelaide 2024 Issue #2090

Maritime Union’s Quadrennial National Conference

The Maritime Union’s Quadrennial National Conference, from 26 February to 1 March, took place at the Adelaide Convention Centre with 500 delegates from around Australia...

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Issue #2085

DINGO

Among the many aspects of Israel’s aggression against the Palestinians is the claim by Israel that resistance forces such as Hamas will not acknowledge Israel’s...

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Issue #2077

Risks of wider Middle-East conflict

Israel is pounding southern Lebanon and Syria, in what can only be described as provocation. The west misleadingly mentions Iran in the same breath as...

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Penny Wong. Issue #2092

Open letter to Foreign Minister Penny Wong

Senator the Hon. Penny Wong Minister for Foreign Affairs PO Box 6100 Senate Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 Re: Urgent call to Act against genocide....

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Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Senator the Honourable Penny Wong in Melbourne, 4 March 2024. Issue #2091

Deputy sheriff fails to deliver

The four-day ASEAN-Australia Special Summit held in Melbourne from 4 - 6 March, ended with the Australian government failing to gain consensus around its aggressive stand towards...

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President Xi Jinping. Issue #2099

A global community of shared future

Humanity refuses to die at the hands of war-mongers and profiteers. The planet and its people are at a cross roads. Capitalism and its blindness...

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Palestine rally – Comrades marching with healthcare workers in Melbourne. Issue #2078

No right to self defence

An invading force has no right to self-defence. However, since 7 October we have heard, repeatedly, that Israel has ‘the right to defend itself.’ How...

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Issue #2084

DINGO

The current attack on ABC radio presenter Antoinette Lattouf – for referencing the Palestinians – is being conducted by bullying lawyers for the Israel lobby....

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A group of ‘debs’ who joined the protest. Issue #2099

Geelong Debs join anti-Marles, anti-genocide protest

In Geelong, feelings are rising against local member Richard Marles, his warmongering policies and his support for the Israeli genocide. IPAN members in Geelong have...

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Rally for Palestine, Sydney. Issue #2079

Pro-Palestine rally, Sydney

On Sunday 12 November 2023, tens of thousands of protesters descended on Hyde Park in Sydney to demand a ceasefire and a stop to the...

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Issue #2091

CPA greeting to the 90th anniversary of the Iraqi Communist Party

Read Fahmy General Secretary Iraqi Communist Party Dear Comrade, The Communist Party of Australia conveys its warm greetings to the members and leadership of the...

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Protest at HTA building. Issue #2087

Community picket outside Heat Treat Australia in Victoria

On Friday 9 February 150-200 protesters picketed Heat Treat Australia’s (HTA) factory in Campbellfield, Victoria. This factory processes parts for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II...

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Girl with Palestine flag painted on her face. Issue #2080

Israel: stop bombing hospitals and stop killing kids

Unionists For Palestine is an Australia-wide cross-union group of rank and file union members. We are organising actions in support of Palestinian liberation. Each group...

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Perth rally for Palestine. Issue #2078

STOP ISRAELI WAR CRIMES

There is absolutely no excuse for the Netanyahu government to act in the way it is, raining down artillery shells and bombs on a trapped...

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May Day Solidarity with the Lebanese Communist Party Issue #2097

May Day Solidarity with the Lebanese Communist Party

May Day came early for the Lebanese comrades in Melbourne. By invitation, the CPA General Secretary and Melbourne Branch President attended a May Day dinner...

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Rally for Palestine. Issue #2076

Communist Party of Australia members show up for Palestine

Naarm/Melbourne Over 15,000 people attended a rally and march under the slogan Free Gaza. On a show of hands, this was the first Palestinian solidarity...

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Embassy of the State of Palestine logo Issue #2093

Statement – State of Palestine

The General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific  International Aid Workers – including an Australian – Killed in Israeli Airstrike...

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Palestine rally condemning Israeli's genocide. Issue #2094

Criminal Israel – Genocide by famine

The situation in Gaza is nothing short of a humanitarian catastrophe with the appalling suffering and loss of life and the urgent and deteriorating humanitarian...

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Attendants sitting on grass at Palestine rally, Sunshine coast. Issue #2087

Sunshine Coast Palestine rally weekend report

Comrades and supporters of the CPA Sunshine Coast Branch on Sunday attended a march and a speech presentation for the people of Gaza on Sunday...

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Issue #2099

EDITORIAL

Students have a bad name in Australian politics. A lot of politicians cut their teeth in student politics – you’ve got to start somewhere –...

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Rally for Palestine. Issue #2080

Ceasefire now!

The calls for a ceasefire grow louder and louder as hundreds of thousands of people continue to demonstrate in the major cities around the world....

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Picketing Tanya Plibersek’s office Issue #2097

Picketing Tanya Plibersek’s office

As winter has approached 5:30 pm is now quite dark but this did not deter CPA members and others who have been regularly picketing Tanya Plibersek’s...

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CPA-organised picket outside Tanya Plibersek’s office in Redfern, Sydney, 18 January. Speak up Tanya for Gaza! Issue #2084

Israel protest outside of Tanya Plibersek’s office

Tanya Plibersek Environment Minister in the Albanese ALP government has her office close to the Communist Party office in Sydney. Plibersek’s electorate have been waiting...

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Issue #2085

Act now to end genocide!

It seems there are no limits to the depths to which the Albanese government will sink in following the US and Zionist, apartheid Israel and...

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Issue #2074

The CPA stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people!

Gaza is again the centre of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, 75 years since the partition of Palestine in 1948, known as the Catastrophe or Nakba in...

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Issue #2085

CPA Statement on Palestine and the ICJ’s interim decision and orders

The Communist Party of Australia welcomes the International Court of Justice (ICJ) interim decision and orders, and sees them as a framework for activists to...

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Rally for Palestine in Sydney. Issue #2080

Sydney protest against genocide in Palestine

On Sunday 19 November, tens of thousands gathered in Sydney’s Hyde Park to protest the ongoing war in Gaza carried out by Israel. Members of...

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Melbourne rally for Palestine, including CPA members. Issue #2093

Melbourne Comrades rally for Palestine and Cuba

Melbourne Communist Party of Australia members are a regular fixture at the now-weekly rallies in support of Palestine and against the ongoing genocide there, proudly...

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Rally for Palestine in Perth. Issue #2076

Criminal Israel

Israel is carrying out collective punishment, committing the most barbarous and cruel atrocities on an unarmed civilian population who are confined to a small area...

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Rally in support of Palestine. Issue #2079

SHAME ALBO SHAME

The genocide taking place in Gaza has not stopped for over 30 days. The death toll in what the United Nations is calling the “children’s...

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Netanyahu: “the idea that we will stop the war before achieving all of its goals is out of the question.” Issue #2098

Netanyahu promises to continue the genocide

As the Guardian goes to press, the ground invasion of Rafah has begun. The fate of the Palestinian people in Gaza and in the West...

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Palestine rally, Chalmers. Issue #2082

Convoy to Chalmers

In the first demonstration in Logan City in Brisbane in support of Palestinians, an estimated 1500 to 2000 people, and hundreds of cars have surrounded...

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A Scottish protester displaying his Issue #2099

UN votes for Palestine, genocide continues

The United Nations has voted on whether to grant Palestine’s right to recognition as a member-state. The votes have been counted. The killing goes on....

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Boorloo/Perth rally for Palestine on Sunday 19 November. Issue #2080

We must support Palestine’s right to self-determination

People around the world are witnessing every day the televised genocide of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. In Australia, and internationally, ever larger rallies are...

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Issue #2080

Look who’s talking

It’s great to have a free press. We can hear the unvarnished truth about everything, and really see the world the way it is. Australians...

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Comrade Mahmoud Al-Aqqad Issue #2097

Statement on the death of the activist, Comrade Mahmoud Al-Aqqad, member of the Central Committee of the Palestinian Communist Party

It is with great sadness that the Secretary-General of the Palestinian Communist Party, members of the party, and its youth received news of the death...

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Rally for Palestine. Issue #2085

Palestine: Australia complicit in genocide

It beggars belief that Australia has suspended funding to the UN agency providing aid to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. It did so following unsubstantiated...

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A CPA delegation was warmly received at the Palestinian embassy by Ambassador HE Izzat Abdulhadi. Issue #2090

Palestine and Cuba

Cuban Ambassador HE Tanieris Dieguez with Andrew Irving.   A CPA delegation was warmly received by Cuban Ambassador HE Tanieris Dieguez.   Palestinian Ambassador HE...

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Sydney rallies for Palestine. Issue #2077

Ceasefire NOW!

Around the world hundreds of thousands of people are taking protest actions, calling for an immediate ceasefire so that food, water and medical aid can...

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Rally in support of Palestine. Issue #2086

Palestine: FUND UNRWA!

Norwegian Labour MP Asmund Aukrust has nominated the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for the Nobel Peace Prize “for its long-term work to...

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In support of Palestine rally, Perth. Issue #2075

ISRAEL OUT OF GAZA!

Israel stands condemned for its brutal aggression against the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip, and the genocide and scorched earth war against them. The...

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Zimm Shipping Rally. Issue #2080

Gaza: End the slaughter

An open letter to PM Albanese and Foreign Minister Wong Prime Minister/Foreign Minister, You, as the representatives of the people of Australia, talk on our...

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Palestine rally Sydney. Issue #2097

PALESTINE WILL WIN!

For 7 months now the people of Gaza have been under siege from Israel with the death toll continuing to rise, at the time of...

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Rally for Palestine, Sydney, 21 January. Issue #2084

Stop Israel’s genocidal assault!

Millions of people around the world continue to mobilise with marches and rallies calling for a permanent ceasefire and an independent Palestinian state. Australia is...

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Issue #2081

EDITORIAL

Lenin said of the Paris Commune that to Marx it was “more important than hundreds of programs and arguments,” because the Commune was real action,...

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Rally for Palestine, Sydney. Issue #2090

Government opposes Palestine ceasefire

Benjamin Netanyahu’s language has gone biblical again. In a statement issued 29 February he repeatedly called for “total victory” and God’s “vengeance,” stressing the support...

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Issue #2082

EDITORIAL

This is the last issue of the Guardian – The Workers’ Weekly for 2023 (the podcast will continue through the break). It’s a time for...

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Rafah emergency rally, Boorloo/Perth 16 February. Issue #2088

Palestine, Middle East: the West is complicit

In the maelstrom of news surrounding the Palestine genocide it’s easy to forget fundamentals. One of those fundamentals is Western complicity. The United States government,...

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Rally for Palesine, Sydney Issue #2081

20,000 Palestinians murdered by Israel

Almost 15,000 Palestinians have been killed during Israel’s genocidal offensive against the people of Palestine following Hamas’ raid on 7 October. At least another 6800...

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Palestinian rally in Boorloo/Perth on Sunday 3 December 2023. Issue #2082

Israel escalates war crimes

The situation in Gaza is catastrophic and continues to worsen with women and children making up 70 per cent or more of the dead and...

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