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.
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.
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.
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.”
A piece of A4 paper, quoting Governor Lachlan Macquarie, has become centrepiece of a controversial freedom of speech trial – pitting Xenophon Davis client, and human rights activist, Stephen Langford against the NSW Attorney General’s office.
Eleven days from now, an Australian citizen will fight for his life in a London court as the United States government seeks his extradition. If this Australian is extradited and manages to escape execution, he will still face an effective death sentence in the US, confined in extreme isolation for 175 years.
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