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Issue #1521      5 October 2011

CHOGM Action Network

The launch in Perth on Sunday September 25 by the CHOGM Action Network of their protest against CHOGM to be held in Perth beginning October 28. Activist groups representing the four major issues for which the protest in being organised were represented by over 40 people at the launch including, Aboriginal Rights, End the mandatory detention of refugees in offshore facilities, End the imperialist war in Afghanistan and Climate Justice-Renewable Energy Now. There were four speakers representing Rights for Tamil people in Sri Lanka, Free and Fair Elections in Malaysia, End Deaths in Custody for Aboriginal People and Equal access for Gay and Lesbian people to civil marriage rights.

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