“These arms are used against civilians in West Papua”: Peace activist defends arrest outside Australian weapons manufacturer
An Australian human rights activist, who was arrested while protesting outside a major military weapons manufacturer, has justified his actions stating there are “no viable conventional political mechanisms” available to voice his concerns.
It was supposed to be one of the busiest trading weeks of the year for Jindabyne’s only organic produce store. But that changed in an instant for owners of The Market Jindabyne when several police from Sydney swooped into the Snowy Mountains town on 30 June.
Two weeks ago my mum and girlfriend were assaulted by NSW terror police who invaded our home after they shackled me on the ground outside. Both of them were left injured and in pain. They are both still traumatised. Since then, I have been falsely accused in the media...
The independence of key federal oversight bodies is at risk of being undermined by “political meddling”, according to a new report from the Centre for Public Integrity.
Human rights groups have warned of a “humanitarian crisis” unfolding in West Papua, with Indonesian military forces targeting civilians and journalists as part of a crackdown in the region.
Twenty years from now when we look back on this period, its heroes will be those that stood with the whistleblowers, attended protests, and held their governments accountable.
Mark Davis has said he is “very relieved that a more rational array of charges” now face Xenophon Davis client Chan Han Choi – the first Australian charged under Australia’s Weapons of Mass Destruction (Prevention of Proliferation) Act.
What Witness K and Bernard Collaery have done is shine a spotlight on the fact that the highest levels of government, even in international relations, are corrupted, are coopted by polluting profiteering.
A coalition of civil liberties and human rights groups have urged the Biden administration to drop efforts to extradite the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States, calling the case against him “a grave threat to press freedom.”
“Drop The Prosecutions”: Petition In Support Of Bernard Collaery and Witness K Hits 50,000 Signatures
A petition calling for the Attorney-General to drop the prosecutions of Witness K and lawyer Bernard Collaery, who are being prosecuted in secret for their role revealing the Timor-Leste’s spy scandal, has reached more than 50,000 signatures.
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