Health professionals in Australia have strongly criticised the government for preaching respect for international law in Syria, while practising the opposite. Australia strongly endorses attacks on Syria by the US, the UK and France which violate international law, given they are neither conducted in self-defence nor authorised by the UN . Claims by Foreign Minister […]
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This week marks the 15th anniversary, on March 20, of one of Australia’s most disastrous foreign policy decisions – our involvement in the invasion of Iraq. To characterise this as “our” involvement however does a great disservice to the millions of Australians who were vehemently opposed to the decision that was made by just one […]
Letter to the Editor, written by Dr Sue Wareham, President, Medical Association for Prevention of War, Canberra. Published by the Canberra Times on December 30 2017 Australia has joined other nations in not imposing economic sanctions on the military of Myanmar for its atrocities against the Rohingya people, because they would damage the nation’s vulnerable […]
MEDIA RELEASE 24 NOVEMBER, 2017 Health professionals today called on the Australian government to take urgent action in response to the deepening humanitarian crisis in Yemen, rather than selling weapons to the Saudi government that is leading the bombing of this impoverished country. Saudi Arabia is also leading the naval blockade that is drastically reducing […]
The Hon Julie Bishop MP Minister for Foreign Affairs Parliament House, Canberra 30th November, 2016 Dear Minister,
Speaker : West Papuan leader Benny Wenda Suggestion donation ($10 , $5 concession, students etc.) All proceeds go to support the United Liberation for West Papua (ULMWP) and will help West Papuan leaders in their lobbying campaign of regional and international governments.