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Running the PM Out of Brisbane: An Interview With Refugee Solidarity Meanjin

by Paul Gregoire
Just after prime minister Scott Morrison entered the Australian Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology at Queensland University on the morning of 12 October, a group of refugee rights activists emerged out of nowhere to commence demonstrating. The protesters doused the...

Boycott Israeli Apartheid: An Interview With BDS Australia’s Nasser Mashni

by Paul Gregoire
Increasingly, the use of the word apartheid is being applied to the system of governance that’s currently operating in the nation known as Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories – the land of historic Palestine. In mid-2018, the Knesset (Israeli...

Calls for a Murdoch Royal Commission: “A Cancer on Our Democracy”, Says Rudd

by Paul Gregoire
James Murdoch recently told the New York Times that the reason he resigned from the board of News Corp in July, is that his father’s newspaper publishing company is propagating and legitimising disinformation. The younger son of Australian-born media mogul...

The Incarcerated Trans and Gender Diverse Community Fund: A Chat With Witt Gorrie

by Paul Gregoire
A fund to provide support for trans and gender diverse inmates appeared online on 7 October, and within a week it had reached its goal of $30,000. And as the donations have only continued to climb, the organisers’ aim to...

Has Daniel Andrews Effectively Handled the COVID Situation?

by Sonia Hickey
Even after more than 100 days of severe lockdowns, dwindling COVID-19 case numbers, and pressure mounting from the Federal Government, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is refusing to fully reopen the southern state. The greatest source of controversy is the ‘ring...

Chomsky on the Plight of Assange: “The Complicity of Many Governments”

by Paul Gregoire
British Judge Vanessa Baraitser is currently deliberating on whether Australian journalist Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States, as he’s currently being remanded in her country on American espionage charges. The extradition proceedings came to a close on...

Parramatta Police Crack Down on ‘Anti Social Behaviour’

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
A police blitz targeting ‘antisocial behaviour’ in the Parramatta region over the weekend has resulted in seven people being charged with criminal offences and 26 being handed criminal infringement notices. Police from Parramatta Area Command, North West Metropolitan Region Operations...

Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 12 to 18 October 2020

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles: Victorian Police Flex Their COVID Muscles Officers have conducted hundreds of ‘spot checks’ on homes and businesses, and fined one group $21,000 for allegedly breaching...

Did Gladys Berejiklian Breach Her Legal Obligation to Report ‘Possible Corruption’?

by Ugur Nedim & Sonia Hickey
New South Wales residents are polarised over whether Premier Gladys Berejiklian should resign after admitting to a long-term, secret personal relationship with disgraced former MP Daryl Maguire during which the pair discussed the latter’s questionable business dealings. The narrative put...

Federal Politicians Under Criminal Investigation Over Dodgy Land Deal

by Sonia Hickey
The AFP has launched a criminal investigation into a $32.8 million land deal made by the Federal Government to buy land near the new airport in Western Sydney. The land has been dubbed the ‘Leppington Triangle’ and it is expected...
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