International solidarity

Socialist Alliance (Australia) condemns the murder by the Pakistani military on January 30 of Dr Mannan Baloch, Secretary General of Baloch National Movement (BNM), and four other BNM members.

Steve O'Brien writes on the legacy of the Russian Revolution in the Newcastle Herald.

Labour's TPP betrayal proves once again it can't be trusted.

A socialist educational conference, “How to make a revolution”, is being held in Brisbane over December 13 to 15.

Progressive parties in the Asia-Pacific region join other voices around the world demanding that Turkey stop its invasion of Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, popularly known as "Rojava".

Protest rallies will be taking place around the country this weekend in response to Israel's rampage against Gaza (and the West Bank).

We, the undersigned organisations, strongly condemn the military coup in Burma. The current coup is a great set back to the little achievement of the transition process towards democracy in Burma for the last decade.

We, the undersigned, stand in solidarity with the people of Greece and the Syriza-led government as they prepare for a referendum on July 5, 2015 on whether to accept the continuation of the program of neoliberal austerity or chart a new course free from the debilitating stranglehold of the “troika” - the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission.  

Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance calls for the release of Khalid Ismeth, a socialist student activist who has been imprisoned by the Malaysian state since the 7th of October. He is being held under the undemocratic Sedition Act which criminalises dissent and stifles democracy.

In the face of ongoing attempts to violently depose the elected government of President Nicolas Maduro, the Socialist Alliance reaffirms its support and solidarity with the Venezuelan people, their government and the Bolivarian revolution.

Leaked reports of atrocities and misconduct point to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq being part of the problem, not the solution.

Sadly, we have been witnessing over the last few days a course of events that has been all too familiar in our time, especially in Latin America.