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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2078

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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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Issue #2020

Mass shootings in the USA and Australia

On 24th May 2022 an eighteen-year-old gunman, equipped with an AR-15 style semiautomatic rifle, murdered nineteen students and two teachers at a primary school in...

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Bernardo Arévalo (centre) 2024 presidential inauguration in Guatemala. Issue #2101

Guatemala: can Arévalo improve human rights and corruption issues?

Recent human rights reports on Guatemala show a worrying trend in corruption and violence, despite the Movimiento Semilla (Seed Movement) government’s anti-corruption platform. An Amnesty...

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Issue #1957

Angela Davis talk “censored” in last minute cancellation

A Jewish group in the United States boycotted the author and academic’s event at Indiana’s Butler University.

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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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Global briefs Issue #2049

YEMEN: A prisoner exchange took place between Houthis and government forces. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said that planes carrying detainees took...

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Issue #2033

Change in the name of Cassius rally – Perth

In Forrest Place in the heart of Perth over 1000 people gathered to remember Cassius Turvey, the fifteen-year-old, Noongar/Yamitji boy who was ambushed and attacked...

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Issue #2039

US imperialism and the gangs of LA

By November 2022 over 58,000 people, accused of having gang affiliations had been arrested in El Salvador, filling up its already overcrowded prisons. Most arrests...

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Global briefs Issue #2071

GLOBAL BRIEFS

AFRICA: Three former French colonies – Niger, Burkina Faso, and Mali have formed a defensive alliance. Alliance of Sahel States (AES) aims to jointly combat...

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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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Half the Sky column logo Issue #2097

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Anna Pha At the end of April thousands of women and men took part in rallies in 17 locations across Australia. They were calling for...

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Issue #2015

Policy-induced violence

At least one child is killed by a parent every month; one woman is murdered every week by a partner or former partner; another hospitalised...

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Issue #2049

A Statement to the Sudanese People

The intense violent military clash between the generals of the Security Committee and their forces is exposing the masses of our people to danger, to...

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Man stabbing Issue #2095

Sydney stabbings are no time for racism

When an event as appalling as the recent Sydney stabbing attacks occurs, it’s common for people to call for everyone to show some respect in...

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