Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 29 August to 4 September 2022

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In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:

The Law, Defences and Penalties for Dealing in the Proceeds of Crime

The AFP seized $5m in classic cars, gold bullion and cash which they allege is the proceeds of cocaine supply.

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Google Not Liable for Providing a Link to a Defamatory Article, High Court Finds

The highest court in the land found that the tech giant is not legally responsible for defamatory content linked to its search engine.

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Fighting Near Nuclear Power Plant Threatens the Globe

There are concerns shelling around Europe’s largest nuclear power plant could lead to a Chernobyl-dwarfing disaster.

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The Office of the Governor General Is No Longer Tenable

The recent multi-ministries scandal is further evidence that the Queen’s representative serves only those at the very top.

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Protesting Australia’s Peak Far-Right Gathering: CARR’s Owen Marsden-Readford on CPAC

Protesters believe hate groups have no place in Australia, while the groups contend the protests are cancel-culture at work.

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Empowering Myanmar’s Indigenous Refugee Women: An Interview With the WEAVE Foundation’s Mitos Urgel

SCL sat down with WEAVE in Chiang Mai to discuss the plight of Indigenous refugees and gain an insight into the organisation’s self-empowering trade-skills and fair-trade programs.

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Domestic Violence Groups Call for Greater Community Consultation for Coercive Control Laws

“We must take the time to criminalise coercive control in order to keep women and children in NSW safe.”

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Elite Sydney School Students Could Face Criminal Charges Over Offensive Group Chat

The students allegedly shared videos depicting child abuse, rape and assault, and boasted of paedophilia and ‘rape parties’.

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Rohingya Genocide Case Against Myanmar Continues in International Court

Myanmar engaged in “clearance operations” of its Rohingya population involving genocidal acts such as mass murder, rape and burning down villages.

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Morrison Scandal Highlights the Folly of the First Nations Voice Relying on Good Faith

The Morrison multi-ministries scandal highlights the fact politicians can’t be relied upon to act in good faith, let alone bring about real change.

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