McBride actions… Protect Whistleblowers – Defend Democracy We had fun painting the banner – Cate, Lorese and Lesley – with cake. David McBride addressed the crowd “(It’s not to do with my case)… in Syria – I think it was Amnesty International worked out that the coalition declared we killed 100 civilians in a particular… [Read more] Support McBride – It’s About Exposing War Crimes
There’s no honour in exporting abuse. Soldiers of the United Arab Emirates have conducted human rights abuses in Yemen. Australians from the SAS have been training them. And defence technology contracts are embedded in the training arrangements. Many have already signed the petition to stop Australian #DefenceExports to governments that abuse. If you have signed, we ask… [Read more] #DefenceExports from Australia – weapons plus abuse
WAGE PEACE BRIEFING Many of us are concerned about Australian arms sales to the Saudis. But we want you to know that 1/ the US stopped fuelling Saudi war planes 2/ several European countries have stopped selling arms to the Saudis 3/ the Liberal party have dumped General Jim Molan – demoted to the bottom… [Read more] Join this Briefing – Arms exports and the export of #toxicSAS abuse
Our friends from the Victorian based #SwanIslandPeace #ToxicSAS projects, share news regarding their civil case which has been settled. We know some of you were supporting. Yours in peace, Margaret Pestorius, Wage Peace From Greg, Sam and Dave: “We wanted to update you all on our case against the Australian Defence Force. Early in the process… [Read more] The Swan Island 3 settle: Still a #ToxicSAS?
Dear Minister @MarisePayne Australia is a country that calls itself an open and accountable democracy. We aim to show other countries how to act in a humane way to their citizens. So I was appalled to hear from a friend about events in September 2014. Protesters were hooded, zip-tied and had their clothing cut from… [Read more] @MarisePayne “I call upon you to restore Australian’s reputation by fighting this culture of abuse.”