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Last updated on August 10th, 2017 at 12:13 pm
Sponsors of the Unity for Peace National Conference, to be held in Victoria next month:
Federation of Australian Muslim Students and Youth, Maritime Union of Victoria (Vic), Victorian Trades Hall Council, The Globalism Institute, Japanese for Peace, Australian Islamic Friendship Association, Carlton Fitzroy Peace Group, Campaign for International Cooperation and Disarmament, The Greens, Stop the War Coalition (Sydney), Stop the War Coalition (Melbourne), International Socialist Organisation, Moreland Peace Group, Communication Workers Union (Vic), Human Rights International, NoWar South Australia, Victorian Peace Network, Pax Christi, Medical Association for the Prevention of War, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, Green Left Weekly, Socialist Alliance, Islamic Council of Victoria, El Pharaoh travel agency.
It’s like the planet’s biggest Blair’s Law festival! Nice that the gentlefolk of the Maritime Union, in particular, are now embracing peace. Hey, look who the peaceful are bringing to Australia for a series of “‘Voices for peace’ Public meetings”:
Grass-roots US peace activist Cindy Sheehan
She’ll be jabbering in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane (tickets from $5 to $20). Fairfax and ABC coverage will be Category 12.
(Via Rafe Champion)
UPDATE. Has Cindy been lying?