Four more Palestinians dead as Gaza protests resume

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds more injured in protests when Israeli troops opened fire with live ammunition and tear gas. One Palestinian man, Haitham Abu Sabla was put on life support after a tear gas canister became embedded in his face. Israel claims the extreme measures were deployed against the crowd in an attempt…

Protests break out in Tehran over alleged corruption

The Iranian cities of Tehran, Kermanshah and Mashhad have had protests breaking out over the past few days, with demonstrators angry about alleged corruption and rising prices. The rallies seek to address economic issues, with unemployment at a three-year high of 12.7% last year and the price of some foods such as eggs rising by…

Refugee Activists: Manus Refugees Future Remains Uncertain

In 2016, Australia had the biggest offshore intake of refugees since 1983. Coming to Australia seems as though it would be safe place to call home, but many of these people are unsure of what their future holds. During an interview, refugee activists said the men are traumatised over the ordeal. “…after peaceful protests within…

German far right party seeks access to journalists’ data

German far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) is seeking access to the private data of journalists wanting to cover the Party’s upcoming national congress. AfD are seeking data such as the ethnic backgrounds and political views of journalists as they register to cover the conference in Hanover, asking them to check a box that would…

“We are all Rohingya”- Perth protests violence against Rohingya

Hundreds gathered outside Parliament House in Perth on Saturday to protest against the treatment of the Rohingya people in Myanmar. The crowd was passionate, chanting “We are all Rohingya” and listening to a number of speakers from different faiths and from Australian political parties condemning the violence. Nearly 400,000 ethnic Rohingya have fled Myanmar going…

WA Police Officers Reject Wage Offers With Protest

Close to a thousand Police Officers walked off the job to march at Parliament House demanding a pay rise of 1.5%. The Police Union and its members are sticking to the 1.5% deal, rejecting the state government’s $1,000 per year wage policy offer. Union boss George Tilbury says the Police Officers already shared the state’s…

Protests Turn Violent at G20 Summit

Protests have turned violent after police were forced to use water cannons and pepper spray to disperse protestors who were throwing rocks and glass bottles at them. The protestors, greeting would leaders with the words “welcome to hell” were a small group that was part of a larger march that was conducted more peacefully. Anarchist…

Anti-parallel trading protest takes place in Hong Kong

Parallel trading in Hong Kong, mainly operated by mainland Chinese traders and a few Hong Kong citizens, has been a nuisance to the border-proximate Northern and Yuen Long District. Local activists claim that parallel-trading has helped monopolizing the shops in the district concerned, turning local shops into solely jewellery shop and pharmacies, to cater the…

510,000+ Hong Kongers attended July 1st Rally

Yesterday marks the 17th anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to the PRC from United Kingdom. There has been protest taking place on 1st July every year, showing the discontent of Hong Kong citizens that year. Yesterday, in spite of the cloudburst, over 510 000 protesters had attended the protest, breaking the previous record. The rally…

Health Workers Plans To Strike For A Better Pay Deal

WATCH the video version of the story on the “Evening News Perth”! This story is written by WAMN Journalist, Daniel Edwards. Today, hundreds of health workers walked off their jobs to march and protest at parliament house against the Barnett Government’s public sector wages policy. The workers were associated with the Health Services Union of…