The mainstream press has focused on the decision of the judge in the military courts-martial of Bradley Manning to find him not guilty of “aiding the enemy”.
However, judge Denise Lind's conviction of of the whistleblower who exposed war crimes for 20 other charges amounts to a full-scale assault on democratic rights.
The courts-martial now enters the sentencing phase. Manning faces a maximum of 136 years behind bars.
Whatever the final sentence is, it is widely believed it will be decades in the military stockade.
1981 H Block Hunger Strike - Perth commemoration. Special guest: Bridie Higgins. Intiga/6PR Stadium, cnr Walter Rd & Eighth Ave, Inglewood.
Proceeds to Irish societies in Perth.
Ph Dean 0415 534 204 to book.Event date: Sat, 10/08/2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm Event time: Sat, 10/08/2013 - 7:30pm
Public forum featuring:
Diesel particulates Dr George Crisp (Doctors for the Environment)
Noise pollution Shane Chambers (Acoustic Physicist UWA)
Road Trauma Barry Healy (Fremantle Road2Rail)
A panel of politicians including Scott Ludlam and Sam Wainwright will respond to the speakers. Victoria Hall, 179 High St. Fremantle.Event date: Sat, 17/08/2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm Event time: Sat, 17/08/2013 - 4:00pm
The UWA Student Guild would like to give all students an opportunity to discuss education issues and the future of higher education.
This year the government announced $2.3 billion of cuts to higher education. This will effect all students and staff, compromising the quality and diversity of our education. Arts Lecture Room 4, UWAEvent date: Tue, 13/08/2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm Event time: Tue, 13/08/2013 - 1:00pm
Join 350 Perth, AYCC and other groups as we share skills learned from Global Power Shift, Australian Power Shift, and swap them for skills you've gained over your years of campaigning. 41 Oxford Close, West Leederville.Event date: Thu, 08/08/2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm Event time: Thu, 08/08/2013 - 6:00pm