Thompson Square protest – Rhiannon, Eggleton, Evans no convictions recorded

I was in Parramatta Court for a hearing today arising from a protest I participated in to save Thompson Square and heritage sites at Windsor. Our media release about what happened is below. A number of charges were withdrawn. There were some guilty pleas but no convictions were recorded. I was pleased that the police dropped … Continue reading Thompson Square protest – Rhiannon, Eggleton, Evans no convictions recorded

Israeli archives reveal Zionist operations to eliminate Palestinian National identity

If you have ever doubted that the objective of Zionists is the elimination of Palestinian national identity please read this article from Zochrot published by the New York Review of Books. In 2012 the Israel State Archives in Jerusalem, in line with the thirty-year rule of declassification, released material covering Israel’s 1982 war in Lebanon. The declassified … Continue reading Israeli archives reveal Zionist operations to eliminate Palestinian National identity

Does Australia Have The Courage To Challenge India’s Defiance Over Kashmir?

New Matilda published this article on my recent trip to Kashmir and Pakistan. This was their introduction “Australia has an important role to play in protecting the lives of the people in India Administered Kashmir, writes Lee Rhiannon*.”   Thousands of eucalyptus trees line the motorway to Islamabad’s International Airport. As I headed home after six … Continue reading Does Australia Have The Courage To Challenge India’s Defiance Over Kashmir?

Strong support to change Lord’s Prayer opening to Senate

  Just prior to leaving the Senate I put forward a motion requesting that the Senate Procedure Committee inquire into a proposal to replace the Christian prayer that is read out by the Senate President at the start of each parliamentary sitting day with a statement that invites all Senators to pray or reflect on their … Continue reading Strong support to change Lord’s Prayer opening to Senate