The AEU condemns the firing of missiles, rockets and bombs by any party against civilian populations.
The conflict in Gaza is now in its fourth week. It has so far claimed the lives of more than 1700 Palestinians of whom 377 are children and 66 Israelis two of whom are civilians. Approximately one-third of the more than 6,200 Palestinians injured are children. More than 215,000 people in the Gaza Strip cannot return to their homes because of the danger of military attacks. 141 schools have been damaged.
The AEU condemns the firing of missiles, rockets and bombs by any party against civilian populations. However, recent indiscriminate attacks on Gaza by the Israeli defence forces have seen hundreds of children killed and schools being destroyed.
Five city blocks were jammed with more than 20,000 unionists
NO IFS, NO BUTS – WE’LL BUST THE BUDGET CUTS
A mass of ACTU affiliates joined tens of thousands of unionists and community on the streets of Melbourne yesterday as community outrage against the Abbott Budget just keeps snowballling.
Determined workers travelled hunderds of kilometres from across the state of Victoria to join the “Bust the Budget” rally, Australia’s largest trade union march so far against the Abbott Budget.