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Local, national and international interviews with activists on human rights, civil liberties and animal welfare issues. The show has been on air since the late 1980s.

Local, national and international interviews with activists on human rights, civil liberties and animal welfare issues. The show has been on air since the late 1980s.
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Local, national and international interviews with activists on human rights, civil liberties and animal welfare issues. The show has been on air since the late 1980s.




Palestine, Western Sahara, St Kilda Anti-Fascist action

1) Bishop George Browning's visit to Palestine and positive vote at ALP conference on Palestine 2) Tale of 2 Saturdays- January 5th and 12th featuring anti-fascist activists in St Kilda confronting self-proclaimed Nazis, 2nd rally at State Library- Debbie Brennan 3) Update on issues impacting on Western Sahara's living under occupation- Cate Lewis 4) Reviews of books for your summer reading with Bob Phelps from the Gene Ethics Network 5) Dr Tim Anderson, currently suspended senior lecturer...

Middle East, Malaysia, Palestine

1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) Review of 2018 for Middle East- Dr Tim Anderson 3) Update on the campaign to get the Lynas Corp out of Mlayasia with environmental activist Lee Tan. The majority of the following interviews focus on peace with justice for Palestinians 4) Mary Baxter 5) Bruce knowloch 6) Emeritus Professor Stuart Rees


Middle East, Philippines, Zimbabwe, Timor Leste, Cuba, Brazil

- It is the Week that was - Kevin Healy wrap up of issues for 2018- 1st Kathy Kelly, co-ordinator of Voices For Creative Non-Violence, with a focus on the Middle East and the U.S. war machine.- 2nd Peter Murphy, human rights and trade union activist, focusing on the Philippines, Zimbabwe and Timor Leste.- Lastly, Dr Tim Anderson recently in Cuba also talking about the new far-right president of Brazil Jair Balsonaro.


Brazil, Invictus Games, Gene Ethics, New Caledonia

- His Week that Was - Kevin Healy- What Balsonava will mean for Brazil - Dr Ralph Newmark- The Invictus Games - the inconvenient truths - Michelle Fahy (MAPW)- Last Gene Ethics for the year - Bob Phelps-The referendum in New Caledonia - journalist and researcher Nic Maclellan


Eureka, Western Sahara, Malaysia, Palestine

1) His week that was - Kevin Healy 2) Celebrations on 164 anniversary of Eureka- Shirley Winton, Spirit of Eureka 3) Gabby and Cate talking about Western Sahara- Gabby Alamin and Cate Lewis 4) Malaysia's Mahathir approves increase in radioactive waste- Lee Tan 5) Segment from Palestine Remebered re bombing of Gaza- Dalia 6) Decision at VCAT re Toxic Free Fawkner- Brian Snowden


Philippines, Palestine, Indonesia

1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) Increasing human rights abuses in the Philippines- May Kotsakis, Philippines Australia Solidarity association 3) Part 2 Fra Hughes visits to Palestine 4) Introducing new president of Medical Association for the Prevention of War- Dr Sue Wareham 5) New book looking at the killings in Indonesia in the 1960s- academic at Darwin University Dr Vanessa Hearman


Libya, Sri Lanka and much more

1) His week that was - Kevin Healy 2) Part 1 Fra Hughes' childhood in Northern ireland and later journeys to Palestine and the Middle East 3) Booklet outlining the history of Libya and particularly how the west destroyed once prosperous Libya- Joan Coxsedge 4) Sri Lanka- a failed state- Human rights activist Dr Brian Senewiratne 5) Looking back on the campaign to force BHP to clean up its act at Ok Tedi and today's campaign to stop deep sea mining- Dr Helen Rosenbaum


Peru, Gene Ethics and much more

1) His week that was - Kevin Healy 2)Victory in court in Peru for Indigenous activist- Thomas McDonagh, Bolivian Democracy Movement 3) Issues from Independent and Peaceful Australia Network- Shirley Winton 4) Gene Ethics Network issues with Bob Phelps 5) Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Sydney University facing closure- Professor Emeritus Stuart Rees


Brazil, Timor Leste, Malaysia and much more

1) His week that was - Kevin Healy 2) is Brazil heading towards dictatorship?- Professor Emeritus James Petras 3) Palestine fun run coming soon- Mohommad Othman 4) Lynus under review in Malaysia, cement project in Timor Leste under wraps plus more- Environmental consultant Lee Tan 5) Porgera- Barrick Gold's mine in PNG- the world's worst mine ever- Catherine Coumans, co-ordinator with Mine Watch Canada


Philippines, M.A.P.W., Peace marches, Middle East

1) The week that was- Kevin Healy 2) Professor Emeritus Stuart Rees to be awarded the Inaugural Jerusalem Peace Prize here in Melbourne next month 3) International People's Tribunal judgement on the Philippines government and those international actors supporting it 4) Part 2 of interview with Dr Tim Anderson, back from the Middle East 5) Dr Peter Wigg from M.A.P.W.- why nuclear deterrents don't work 6) Marches for Peace on Jeju Island, South Korea and Okinawa, Japan- Buddy Bell, V.C.N.V.


Western Sahara, Nauru, Syria

1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) BLF Green Bans- Dave Kerin 3) Update of Western Sahara- Gabby Alamin 4) Part 2 Pacific Forum Meeting in Nauru- Nic MacLellan 5) Dr Tim Anderson-Syria 6) Findings from International People's Tribunal in Brussels, Belgium- Peter Murphy


Palestine, Nauru, Bouganville

1) His week that was - Kevin Healy 2) Bishop George Browning, President of Australia Palestine Advocacy Network, discussing troubling developments relating to Palestine 3) How to make trouble and influence people 2019 diary- Iain McIntyre 4) researcher and journalist Nic MacLellan at the Pacific forum meeting in Nauru 5) Gene Ethics Network's Bob Phelps 6) Graeme Double told to leave Bouganville despite being emplyed by interim government


Peru, Bouganville and much more

1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) Documentary "The Opposition" screening in Melbourne- Alan Mogerema and Natalie Lowrie 3) Indigenous communities battle mining in Peru- Thomas McDonagh, Bolivian Democracy centre 4) Bishop George Browning analysing Morrison's personal faith and public values 5) Will Bouganville vote for independence next year?- Vikki Johns 6) Gabby Alamin- only Western Saharawi living in Melbourne. The story of her journey.


Palestine, Eritrea, Port Phillip Bay

1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) Zaina Acrec's family history as refugees from Al Nakba and her two visits to Palestine 3) Aftermath of West Footscray fire on Port Phillip Bay and surrounds- Port Phillip Bay Keeper Neil Blake 4) The cosy relationship between arms manufacturers and universities- Jacob Grech, renegade activist 5) Salah Abdurandham- Eritean now living in Australia with history of Eritrea and the long conflict with Ethiopia

Gaza, I.P.A.N., Palestinian refugees, renewable energies and much more

1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) Renewable energies are the way to go- today off-shore wind farms- Pat Simons, campaigner with Friends of the Earth 3) New group established to counter neo-fascists- Debbie Brennan, Push 4) I.C.A.N. Nobel Peace Prize Bike ride from Melbourne to Canberra- day 3 with Gem Romuld 5) Another grouping of activists protesting the far right- Shirley Winton, I.P.A.N. 6) History of the Free Flotillas to Gaza- Michael Coleman 7) Analysis of the impact of U.S....


Venezuela, I.P.A.N. report, Palestinian children in Isreali detention

1) His week that was - Kevin Healy 2) Crisis in venezuela- Fred Fuentes, journalist and author 3) Huge and long term expansion of Werribee land fill- Harry Van Moorst, director Western Region Environment Centre 4) Part 2 I.PA.N. report for August- Beran Ramsden, one of the founding members of 3cr 5) Palestinian children in Isreali detention- 2 founders of the Military Court Watch Salwa Duaibis and Gerard Horton


Philippines, Nauru, Korea

1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) U.S. Peace and disarmament activist Dr Joseph Gerson 3) Professor Gill Boehginger deported from Philippines- Peter Murphy 4) I.P.A.N. report with Bevan Ramsdehn 5) Part 2 of history of Nauru- journalist and researcher Nic MacLellan 6) History of Korea- Dr Tim Anderson


Peru, Nauru, Philippines

1) His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) More fight backs against mining by indigenous communities. this time in Peru- Thomas McDonagh, Bolivian Democracy Centre and International Allies 3) Reaction to massacre of chilren in Yemen- Kathy Kelly, V.C.N.V. 4) Gene Ehtics report- Bob Phelps 5) Another Australian facing deportation from the Philippines- Peter murphy 6) Part 1 - History of Nauru and the Pacific Islands Forum


Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Anti-war activists in the U.S and much more

1)His week that was- Kevin Healy 2) Hopeful signs that violence is over in Zimbabwe 3) MAPW report- Dr Margie Beavis 4) Anti-war activists active in the U.S.- Kathy Kelly, co-ordinator V.C.N.V. 5) possible awakening of the left in Indonesia- Australian academic Max Lane, now living and working in Indonesia 6) Palestinian/american scholar and human rights lawyer- Naura Erakat


El Salvador, Zimbabwe, Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

1) His week that was - Kevin Healy 2) Oceana Gold out of El Salvador- Helen Bracken, trade unionist 3) Elections in Zimbabwe yesterday- trade union and human rights activist Peter Murphy 4) Life for Pa;estinian refugees in Lebanon- Dr Olaf Mahmoud 5) Life and work of Aboriginal woman Helen Williams- by her friend Coral Wynter