News Category: Crime

Serial Hate Preacher Arrested Over Threats


Police have arrested and charged prolific hate preacher Nathan Sykes for allegedly making threats of violence against a Melbourne journalist. The ‘lieutenant’ of Australia’s most prominent white supremacist Jim Saleam, Mr Sykes has been charged with a number of offences including using a carriage service to threaten serious harm. The arrest comes after years of ...

NSW Police Fail to Take Reporting of Crime Seriously


Amber Renae “genuinely believed in the police system” in NSW, when she entered her local station to report a crime that had recently been perpetrated upon her. However, the response she received from the on-duty constable has completely sullied her faith in the officers in blue. On International Women’s Day, 8 March, the entrepreneur, who ...

Turkish President Threatens to Send Hateful Aussies Back in Coffins


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has caused a diplomatic storm after criticising the role of the Anzacs in the allied invasion of Turkey. The Gallipoli landing of 25 April 1915 is etched into the history of both Turkey and allied nations, with 165,000 Turks and 57,000 allies losing their lives in the ensuing fighting. Turkey ...

Christchurch: True Blue Aussie Terrorism


As an Anglo-Australian man stormed into the Al Noor Mosque on Deans Avenue in Christchurch last Friday afternoon, Haji-Daoud Nabi greeted his assailant at the door with the words, “Hello, brother. Welcome”. And for this the 71-year-old Afghan man lost his life. It would be easy to say that the 28-year-old man disgraced Australia, however ...

Terrorist Attack in Christchurch – The Volcano Set to Erupt


Meticulously cultivated, Islamophobia is an uncontrollable force – one that pushed through the brittle surface on Friday 15th March 2019 to take the lives of 50 innocent men, women and children. There was nothing shocking about what occurred on that dark day, or even surprising. The wholesale demonisation of Muslims is something that has gone ...

Conspiracy Theorists and Criminality


By Zeb Holmes and Ugur Nedim A recently released research paper suggests that those who subscribe to conspiracy theories are more likely to commit low-level crimes, such as larceny. Psychologists from the universities of Kent and Staffordshire relied upon two studies to reach the conclusion that conspiracy theorists are more inclined to participate in antisocial ...

Journalist Manhandled by Premier’s Minders


The Premier of New South Wales, Gladys Berejiklian, was in Brunswick Heads, a popular tourist spot on the state’s North Coast, when a local journalist attempted to make his way towards her to ask questions. Instead of getting anywhere near the Premier, the journalist was manhandled by her minders and taken in the opposite direction. ...

Right-Wing Extremists: The Real Terrorism Threat


By Zeb Holmes and Ugur Nedim The horrific massacre in two Christchurch mosques which was allegedly perpetrated by Australian white supremacist Brentan Tarrant has led to calls for a renewed focus on right-wing terrorism. On 15 March 2019, Tarrant allegedly slaughtered 49 defenceless people, including children, during prayer on Islam’s holy day of Friday. Another ...

Fraser Anning’s Reaction to Being Egged: Assault or Self-Defence?


Most agree that Queensland senator Faser Anning’s public response to the terrorist massacre in Christchurch where 50 defenceless Muslims – including children – were slaughtered as they prayed in two mosques, has been nothing short of disgraceful. As a result, the senator has been censured by parliament and both the prime minister and opposition leader ...

Police Should Test for Impairment Levels of Drugs, Not Minute Traces


On the first weekend of this month, NSW police carried out a roadside alcohol and drug driving blitz in the Northern Rivers region. And while locals aren’t complaining about officers booking drunk drivers, they are opposed to those charged with drug driving as there’s no proof they were impaired. Those living in the northern coastal ...