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
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Forgive us our trespasses… by Nick Deane What better day is there than Remembrance or ‘Armistice’ Day, the day the Great War ended, to express the hope that wars are no longer necessary or productive and that peace should prevail? Where else might one hope to meet others who share the view that the best… [Read more] Peace not welcome at Remembrance Day
Australia has been dealing weapons with the Saudis. Christopher Pyne was in Saudi Arabia doing deals at the end of 2016. Human rights lawyers called it ‘a conspiracy of silence’ because they have refused to provide details. Australian defence ministers must guarantee that we are not arming Saudi Arabia. Sign the Petition Human rights abuses have been… [Read more] Email: Sign the Petition! No War Exports to Saudis.
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?
Students at Melbourne University are locked on this morning to their administration building blocking people from getting in – they are saying no to education for war. Call Melbourne University Right Now on 136352 or send them an email at firstname.lastname@example.org Deputy Vice Chancellor of research Jim McCluskey Dvcemail@example.com Tell them: “Release to the public the… [Read more] Uni Students Locked on Against War at Melb Uni