Bänoo Zan’s poem was written in the aftermath of countrywide protests against the sudden steep rise of fuel prices in Iran on November 15. Authorities shut down the Internet of the whole country and embarked on a horrific killing spree. Amnesty International has so far verified 208 deaths in less than a week.
Stephenie Lau returns to her roots to witness the pro-democracy movement and to experience this defining moment in Hong Kong’s history.
Although Sandra Renew’s poem is a response to the police-led violence of the Bjelke-Petersen era in Queensland, it remains relevant to recent protests in which police seek to silence dissent.
Street artist Peter Drew writes about his life and work in this captivating memoir delving into contemporary Australian identity and art.
Isobel Hodge’s poem considers the rise of the far-right in Spain, after Vox gain 24 seats in Congress on a platform of anti-immigration, anti-feminism and nationalism.
Nasuha Nasser speaks to three activists: Clare, Chris and Sobur, about the hopes they hold for a fairer and rights-respecting Australia.
Poet Juan Garrido Salgado writes an homage to Licha Ortiz and her father Fernando Ortiz, who was Disappeared in 1976 in Chile.
What do human rights look like as a visual language? Jane Lyndon’s new book seeks to find out.
Shireen Morris takes readers on an intimate journey into the inner workings of the Uluru Statement from the Heart. Radical Heart is an important contribution to understanding the limits of constitutional reform in Australia as well as providing clear insights into exactly why this is required.
Richard Denniss explores the problems of neoliberalism, and the changes that need to be made for the future of Australia.
Geoffrey Aitken questions the choice to keep quiet in the face of injustice.
Participants from the In Visible Ink symposium reflect upon the prospects of trauma, memory and healing that emerge when we tell difficult stories.