|Rally: Stop Israeli aggression! Free Palestine!|
Saturday, August 9, 1pm. Israel's brutal assault on Gaza has killed more than 1450 people so far, 85% of whom are civilians, including more than 350 children. Thousands more are maimed and injured. Gaza's infrastructure is wrecked. Even if the latest ceasefire holds, the longstanding Israeli siege and blockade will continue. The Palestinian people need our solidarity. State Library, 328 Swanston St, City. Organised by Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
|Public meeting: The campaign for a free Palestine|
Wednesday, August 13, 2pm. Guest speakers: Samah Sabawi (a Palestinian-Australian writer, playwright, producer, political analyst and commentator on human rights) & Farrah Agha (student eyewitness just returned from West Bank). RUSU meeting room, Building 8, Level 3, Room 18, RMIT (entrance from Swanston St). Organised by Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance & Green Left Weekly. For more info ph 0431 311 520.
|Green Left Weekly Comedy Debate 2014|
Can we survive the Abbottoir?
Friday, August 15, doors open 6:30pm (for 8pm start)
Brunswick Town Hall, cnr Sydney Rd & Dawson St
MC: ROD QUANTOCK with the comedic talents of Carlo Sands, Corey White, Morven Smith, Rose Callaghan, Sean Bedlam (other TBA)
Meal served from 6:30pm. Bar available.
Tickets (does not include meal): $40 solidarity, $25 waged, $12 concession. Bookings essential. Book now at
www.trybooking.com/FHBP or ph 9639 8622.
A fundraiser for the progressive newspaper Green Left Weekly.
This is a special edition of the Green Left Weekly Activist Calendar, made necessary by Israel's assault on and siege of Gaza. Our next regular edition will be dated August 13..