During Talisman Sabre in Rockhampton, as the US and Australian military arrived for the exercises, I asked a soldier, “What are you thinking about war on Iran?” They squirmed. “Not something I’m thinking about, ma’am,” they said. They lied. Australia has committed a frigate, a reconnaissance plane and 200 troops to support the USA in… [Read more] Preparing to oppose war on Iran
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Here the #FreeMcBride banner, painting completed, on my work table in the creative chaos of Havachat, Rockhampton. Three days work, marking out, masking and painting. Design courtesy Somerset Bean and Cate Adams. Borders yet to be sewn on. David McBride is presently facing prosecution in the ACT Supreme Court for leaking the Afghan Files. The… [Read more] #Free McBride – Protect Whistleblowers – Jail war criminals
The #MakeWestPapuaSafe campaign is rolling in Australia. Actions were launched in Cairns in November 2018 and April 2019. Our goal is to put pressure on the Australian Federal Police to stop training the Indonesian Police, including the paramilitary Mobile Police Brigade (Brimob) and the counter insurgency group Special Detachment 88 (D88), responsible for killing scores… [Read more] Make West Papua Safe
Supporter: "By taking part in joint exercises with alliance partners and extending to unauthorised exercises in the Persian Gulf and South China Sea Australia is deepening the global crisis and being seen by four fifths of the world to be seeking... 1/2
@Nat_Whiting @lindareynoldswa @abcnews For this strategic advantage, Australia tortured people who legally asked for asylum.
PNG & Australia indulged in people trading.
Now 53 men are incarcerated, cut off from all communications, in PNG'S Australian funded & staffed Bomana black hole.
Free the #Bomana53
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Julian #Assange's predicament is dire. It doesnt matter that i dont know him. His acts of journalism meet the standards that journalism strives for. We see the Iraq war anew. @wikileaks has been exemplary in the protection of sources. It has given us archives that are so useful.