I just read an article stating that the ANZ admits it is ‘indirectly’ financing the making of cluster bombs. It is in the latest edition of Online Opinion. I find it astonishing that this is not front page news. The ANZ is one of the big banks in Australia and it is literally getting away with murder.

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The article includes the clip above (it’s a UK clip highlighting other banks such as Barclays and HSBC, the latter being a sponsor of Hawthorn Football Club) and a link to a report by the NGO, IKV Pax Christi. The report shows a number of other banks that fund cluster bomb manufacturers in one way or another. Banks have not had a good rap for many years, and that reputation is further justified by this damning report. Knowing that one of our own banks in Australia is a prime culprit just brings it closer to home. Spread this story far and wide.

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