We have Egyptian Community of WA’s Ahmed Lebedi’s take on the events of June 30 and their aftermath. Was it a coup, another phase in the revolution, or something more complex?
And we talk to man-of-many-hats and recently announced Wikileaks Party Senate candidate Gerry Georgatos on the pre-election political landscape, and the role Wikileaks might be able to play in improving it.
On tonight’s show, in the wake of Rudd’s announcement of the PNG ‘solution’ – one of the most depraved acts of government in living memory – we feature highlights from an emergency refugee rights rally held on Saturday in Murray Street mall.
And with renewed fighting in the North Kivu province of Congo between M23 rebels and government forces, creating yet another wave of several thousand refugees, we speak to Congolese Community of Western Australia President Cleophas Badiashile Katumba on the causes of the conflict as well as its regional and international dimensions.
Swan River elder Albert Corunna joins us tonight to share his concerns about the deal Barnett is offering to the Noongar people of the Southwest.
And, with the sectarian bloodshed worsening every day on the streets of Iraq, we replay an interview with Iraqi academic-in-exile Sami Ramadani on ten years since the American invasion of his homeland.
With the finalisation of Premier Colin Barnett’s offer of settlement for the Noongar people, we speak to South West Aboriginal Land & Sea Council CEO Glen Kerry on the merits or otherwise of the deal.
And the Indymedia crew will also be breaking you a highlights package from Saturday’s PRISM Break protest, an event held in the Perth Cultural Centre in advocacy of the right of all to privacy, and freedom from what has now become truly Orwellian State surveillance.
Reham Maklad, activist with the Independent Egyptians Abroad Alliance of Australia on the latest wave of massive protests in Egypt against the Morsi regime.
Alexandra Scott from 350 Perth and ARTillery (Amnesty International) currently in Istanbul participating in Global Power Shift – “the starting point for a new phase in the international climate movement.” She also gives us an update on the Gezi Park movement.
And former host of Perth Indymedia Raymond Grenfell, now in Melbourne – we discuss with him the gentrification of inner city space and the creative use of social space in his capacity of setting up a new radical space – the Brunswick Social Centre.