By Patrick O’Connor in Australia, 2 June 2009:
About 4,000 Indian university students protested in central Melbourne on Sunday night in opposition to a series of violent and racist attacks in recent months. The rally has focussed international attention on the issue, with the question of student safety in Australia now headline news in India.
Another video of the Indian students’ demonstration: here.
Protests by Indian students studying in Australia that erupted in Melbourne on May 30 have spread to Sydney over recent days: here.
Protests by Indian students in Australia over the past 12 days have brought to light an ugly under-current of violent and racist attacks that have produced outrage and deep concern among many ordinary people in both India and Australia: here. And here.
Indian students in Australia speak to WSWS about recent racist attacks: here.
New Delhi has called on Australia to accelerate investigations into a spate of savage attacks on Indian citizens, warning that a failure to tackle the spate of apparent hate crimes could undermine relations: here.