Society & Culture

AVENOIR X HIPFLASK MONTHLY EVENTS | JULY

Download hipflask on Android | IOS for upcoming events in Perth WEEK ONE: 3rd ­– 9th 7th July, 6pm | I Am Obsessed With You | Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA | Free It’s been well established that this is the digital era; the age where everything we do is in...

Onshore/Offshore: World Refugee Week in Perth

Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) will be hosting a series of forums at the Fremantle Town Hall during World Refugee Week on Saturday the 24th of June. Onshore/Offshore: Fortress Australia consists of two forums, running from 1PM-5PM, and includes afternoon tea, information and campaign stalls. Deportations and...

Fire at Sea’s Fresh Eyes on the Refugee Crisis

Fire at Sea is an observational Italian documentary that explores Europe’s refugee crisis through a non-politicised lens. Screening as a part of Perth International Art Festival’s second film season, Gianfranco Rosi’s Oscar-nominated piece offers no stringent call-to-action but rather leaves space for interpretation, observation and humanity. The...

The Week in World News | 28.03

Yemen On Sunday tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Yemen’s capital to call for an end to war in the country. The demonstration in Sanaa was organised by Houthi rebels and former authoritarian president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who control the capital and much...

The Week in World News | 13.02

United States of America The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has led thousands of Native American protestors in a march against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Washington DC. The tribe has been unsuccessful in its legal battle against US authorities who want to construct the pipeline across sacred...

The Week in World News | 06.03

Malaysia The Malaysian government has expelled their North Korean ambassador over comments about the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother. US and South Korean officials suspect North Korea was behind the murder, which occurred at Kuala Lumpur airport. However, North Korea has denied...

The Week In World News | 27.02

Trump Rescinds Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Guidelines for Schools This week the Trump administration have moved to revoke guidelines which were set by Barack Obama’s government to defend the rights of Transgender students. The guidance saw public schools losing federal funding if they forced Transgender students to use...