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Wiradjuri Elder exposes Barrick Gold's mine pit collapse at Lake Cowal
— April 05, 2008
Neville 'Chappy' Williams, Wiradjuri Traditional Owner of the Lake Cowal area, recently took an aerial flight over Barrick's gold mine in Lake Cowal. He describes his feelings as he witnesses the destruction and desecration of his Peoples sacred sites by the world's largest gold mining company.
International Women's Day 2017
— March 13, 2017
Thousands of women come together for the annual "International Women’s Day March" in Sydney.
Aidex '91: inside the Australian arms trade
— March 03, 2008
Aidex '91 documents the protests against the Aidex Arms Trade "Fair" held in Canberra, Australia in 1991. It also investigated the politics of Australian weapons trading in the Asia-Pacific region. It was produced for transmission on Community Access TV who were conducting test broadcasts of community TV on UHF Ch31 in Sydney, Australia. The large protest against Aidex, the police response, and the general public reaction, combined to make the arms traders very wary of staging such a prominent display for a decade and a half. There is soon to be another, so perhaps now is a good time to revisit this history for learnings.
Hindraf Rally Music Video
— December 16, 2007
25 Nov 2007 - Malaysian Indians protest for their rights. Music video format of footage taken by Seelan Palay. www.policewatchmalaysia.com
Stop The Weapons Conference
— July 24, 2007
In October 2005, the New Zealand Defence Industry Association held a weapons conference at Te Papa, the national museum. Several days of protests were held against this conference, with the biggest being on the opening day. The Aotearoa Revolutionary Clown Army and friends took on the police and the army, resulting in 21 arrests.
Save Happy Valley train blockade court hearing 1
— October 22, 2007
In late April 2007, two Save Happy Valley activists locked on to train tracks in Christchurch to stop a coal train from reaching Lytellton Port. After several hours, they were removed and arrested, and a third activist was also arrested and charged with "communicating with a prisoner". On Friday September 14th they appeared in court, and this is what happened.
The Sound of the Earth Spinning
— June 15, 2009
This is the sound of the earth spinning
Barrick Gold's mine in Lake Cowal, the 'Sacred Heartland of the Wiradjuri Nation'
— April 26, 2011
Three supporters of the Save Lake Cowal campaign took the journey to the lake on Monday 18 April. Waking up on Tuesday morning on the edge of Lake Cowal to the sounds of birds, water lapping at it's shores and the constant drone of Barrick's mine, Nat, Damian and Ryan explored the lake by foot and then set off from Forbes in a Cessna to take photos and video from the air. These photos clearly show the stupidity of building a mine in a lake bed.
No Harvey No! Global 24 hours of action for Australia's forests
The Last Stand
— September 15, 2011
On Saturday 8 October in Australia (which might be your 7th or 8th Oct depending on timezone) join us to stand up for our forests at Harvey Norman stores and other locations across Australia and the planet and say No Harvey Norman No! Stop selling Aussie forest destruction!
I Am Here
— October 23, 2013
Video for my song, 'I Am Here'.
Nike Protest Jakarta
— July 28, 2007
On 23rd July 2007 thousands of people came out in Jakarta to protest Nike's decision to cancel shoe manufacture contracts in two factories in Indonesia. Around 115,000 workers are employed by sub-contractors to Nike to produce shoes in Indonesia. When Nike cancels these contracts workers are left without severance pay. Protestors held anti-Nike placards but the protest had a peaceful vibe. This video was shot on mobile phone as protestors headed towards the main demonstration at the Jakarta Stock Exchange.
"Everything we should have known, but were never supposed to find out..."
Shall we protest? Chotbul Documentary
shall we protest?
— June 18, 2009
This documentary shows how the Chotbul protest firstly against the mad cow disease concern out of U.S. beef import negotiation and Lee government has been organized by netizens through the internet for the first days of protests, 2nd and 3rd of May, 2008.
Stand Up for Our Forests!
Simon de Little
— March 24, 2009
On 22d of March 2009 over 150 protesters marched through the streets of Hobart to the Police Headquarters. Upon arriving, 30 members of the group offered to be charged with trespassing in the Upper Florentine Valley. This action was in response to Tasmania Police charging only 11 peaceful protestors who were among the 1000+ people who walked into the 'exclusion zone' on the 18th and 31st of January.
Cop It Sweet - Occupy Melbourne
— October 30, 2011
Over 1000 people marched from the State Library of Victoria to Treasury Gardens on 29th October 2011 as part of the ongoing Occupy Melbourne protests. Our boys and girls in blue were on the streets again, dodging criticism for the use of brutal strong arm tactics against the public when evicting the Occupy Melbourne protest from City Square on the 21st of October. The police were out in force to protect the people of Melbourne from other people of Melbourne who were undertaking dangerous activities such as walking, gathering in parks, and utilising public spaces to discuss capitalism, democracy and corporate greed.
Kevin Buzzacott wins Environment Award
— June 05, 2007
Congratulations go to Kevin Buzzacott, who was today announced the winner of the Australian Conservation Foundation's 2007 Peter Rawlinson environment award for his work in highlighting the impacts of the Olympic Dam uranium mine.
— September 21, 2007
Australia is on the verge of the largest expansion on its nuclear industry. Booting John Howard and the Liberal government out of office might not in itself be enough to stop all of it, but it would be a good start.
— January 09, 2008
A short on the ability to protest in one of Melbourne's biggest, central, public, open spaces.
Climate Emergency: Damien Lawson calls for Civil Disobedience Campaign for action on Climate Change
— June 14, 2009
Damien Lawson, Friends of the Earth Australia national Climate Justice co-ordinator called for a campaign of civil disobedience if politicians continue to do very little on reducing carbon emissions and continue giving preferential treatment to the Coal Industry and substantial subsidisation of energy intensive industries at the expense of investment in renewable and solar energy and the creation of green jobs.
Climate Emergency: thousands march in Melbourne calling for action
— June 14, 2009
On June 13, 2009 thousands of people around Australia rallied for action on Climate Change. On a cold and bleak Melbourne winter day about 4,000 people gathered at the State Library where they heard from Greens Senator Bob Brown and 'Climate Code Red' author and climate activist David Spratt, and other speakers. The crowd then marched down to the Melbourne Town Hall where a sitdown protest was held outside the State Conference of the Australian Labor Party.
Melbourne walk against warming 2009
— December 13, 2009
24 year old Leah from Tuvalu addressed the Melbourne Walk Against Warming Climate Rally detailing some of the effects of climate change being felt now and calling for an ambitious, fair and legally binding climate treaty from the Copenhagen Climate Conference.
10 Tahun Sebelum Merdeka (2007)
— February 05, 2009
10 Tahun Sebelum Merdeka (10 Years Before Independence) is a short historical documentary film about the untold story of the Malayan people's constitutional struggle for independence from British colonialism, and the rise of the people's democratic movement in Malaya, ten years before Merdeka.
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