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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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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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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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Issue #2014

BRICS, BRICS+, and the new G8”

What are BRICS, BRICS+, and the “new G8”? What is the meaning of these acronyms and why are they important? BRICS To begin with BRICS:...

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Palestinian rally, Boorloo/Perth 18 May 2024. Issue #2100

Israel’s slaughter goes on – Opposition grows

The slaughter in Gaza goes on. The lies, distortions and hypocrisy from Israel and its allies go on. The anniversary of Nakba, the catastrophe of...

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Global briefs Issue #2038

GLOBAL BRIEFS

PERU: The tense confrontation between the police and protesters seems to be escalating daily. Only last week the police raided the largest public university in...

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Issue #1959

MANDELA IN CUBA

When Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, he asked me to write his speeches.

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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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Global briefs Issue #2060

GLOBAL BRIEFS

PAKISTAN: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to provide $3 billion in a long-awaited bailout of the country’s impoverished economy. The nine-month agreement must...

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Global briefs Issue #2094

GLOBAL BRIEFS

CUBA: Cuban-American members of the US House of Representatives Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fl) and Maria Elvira Salazar (R-Fl) have proposed new sanctions against Cuba, reaffirming the...

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Global briefs Issue #2097

GLOBAL BRIEFS

SOUTH AFRICA: South Africa celebrated the 30th anniversary of the end of the racist system known as apartheid on 27 April. It is marked as...

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Global briefs Issue #2065

NATIONAL BRIEFS

UNITED NATIONS: Global prices for food commodities such as rice and vegetable oil have risen for the first time in months after Russia pulled out...

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Global briefs Issue #2068

GLOBAL BRIEFS

RUSSIA: The Kremlin last week rejected allegations that it was behind a plane crash that is presumed to have killed mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin. Kremlin...

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Issue #2020

What Australia can learn from South Africa

It is a sad fact that many countries around the world do not see Australia as a sovereign country, especially in terms of international relations....

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In Borloo/Perth, about 500 people attended a snap rally in solidarity with the people of Rafah. Speakers called for the recognition of Palestine and a permanent ceasefire. Issue #2102

Gaza: Biden’s ‘red lines’ lie

Israeli atrocities and war crimes continue. Western leaders continue to act out grief, even outrage, but nothing is done. A few courageous exceptions, such as...

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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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