International solidarity

The people of India have taken to the streets to protest against an act which indirectly discriminates Muslims in India. A wave of protests are underway in India due to the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), also known as CAB previously.

Socialist Alliance has joined with other Asian region left and progressive organisations to oppose the United States-backed coup in Bolivia.

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".

It is up to ordinary people around the world to stand up and  force their governments  to put real pressure on Turkey to halt its invasion and withdraw from Syria.

The recent uprising in West Papua was sparked by racist attacks on Papuan students in the Indonesian city of Surabaya. However, the West Papuan people have been struggling for more than 60 years against Indonesian occupation, human rights violations  and for the right of self determination.

The decades-long struggle of the West Papuan people for self-determination has intensified in recent months — and Australia’s role in aiding and abetting the Indonesian occupation is once again being brought under international scrutiny.

Free download of the pamphlet 25 Years of Secondary Student Revolt available here.

While there is much finger-pointing at China, we should not forget about about our own government and our major ally.

On August 17, Indonesian Independence Day, armed Indonesian police, soldiers and radical Islamic militia stormed a student dormitory in the Indonesian city of Surabaya (on the island of Java), which housed West Papuan students, arresting 43.

The attack reportedly took place because the students had allegedly refused to raise the Indonesian flag.

Socialist Alliance joins the international community in condemning the massacre of innocent protesters in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum on June 3.

Far from being too radical, Labor’s shift to the left was too little too late, incomplete and sometimes more rhetoric than substance.

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.