International solidarity

The Socialist Alliance recognises the legitimate national aspirations of the Kurdish people.

Turkey’s war on Afrin is an attack not only on Kurdish self-determination, but on democracy and women's liberation in the Middle East.

Socialist Alliance supports and campaigns for:
  • The abolition of debts to Australia incurred by poor nations in the South Pacific and south-east Asia;

  • The extension of aid programs, under the democratic control of local communities;

  • An extension of Australian citizenship to Pacific islanders displaced by global warming;

  • The withdrawal of Australian troops and police from countries in the region;

Socialist Alliance condemns the racist, anti-Muslim terrorist atrocity in Christchurch, New Zealand. By actively promoting racism and Islamophobia, the Morrison government of Australia and the Trump US administration share responsibility for this atrocity.

A casino was a fitting venue to host Prime Minister Tony Abbott's keynote address to the 25th anniversary dinner of conservative think tank the Sydney Institute on April 28.

Media reports about a deal being struck this week between the Australian government and Cambodia to resettle refugees from Nauru have been denied by Immigration and Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison. However the government has confirmed that negotiations towards a memorandum of understanding were continuing.

The announcement on September 9 that Australia will accept only 12,000 refugees from Syria and that the government will seek to discriminate on the basis of ethnicity and religion is further proof that the government is lying about leading the world in welcoming refugees.

At its recent National Council meeting, the Socialist Alliance adopted a resolution condemning the Erdogan regime in Turkey for its brutal escalation of its war on the Kurdish people and on democratic and civil rights in Turkey.

The people of Iran are demanding food, democracy, an end to corrupt, theocratic rule and their basic human rights. And they need our urgent solidarity.

Socialist Alliance supports and campaigns for:

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s “I stopped these [boats]” desk trophy is symbolic of his government’s callous disregard for human rights.

The Socialist Alliance condemns the violation of Indonesia's national sovereignty through the actions of the Australian government in tapping the mobile phone of Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and nine of his closest advisors, including his wife.

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