Human Rights
Medicare must be accessible for prisoners

I see prisons where hearts are broken; life’s brief light extinguished.  
Colonial wounds: Australia must prioritise Indigenous Voice over Republic

As the mourning period for Queen Elizabeth II nears its end, Australia remains a nation divided on ...  
Israeli military attacks are an affront to human rights

Israeli attacks on Palestinians have received widespread condemnation while also inspiring unity ...  
We have a plague of Airbnb landlords

Airbnb must be regulated by governments to ensure that we can eradicate Australia's housing ...  
It’s all political: Julian Assange appeals his extradition

Julian Assange's legal team are basing a defence on their client being prosecuted and punished for ...  
Labor's 'quiet diplomacy' failing to bring Assange home

Labor's 'quiet diplomacy' approach to freeing Julian Assange is being met with criticism by those ...  
Despite resistance, WikiLeaks continues its fight for the truth

WikiLeaks continues as one of the world’s most remarkable organisations, despite numerous ...  
South Africa is on a knife edge as xenophobia escalates

Xenophobia is a global crisis, but in South Africa, it takes a particularly violent form.  
Albanese's Voice to Parliament referendum should be a no-brainer

Is a Voice to Parliament really such a difficult thing or is it a simple change?  
Australia is capable of taking more refugee action

The worldwide refugee crisis needs wealthy countries such as Australia to assist the UN and take ...  
Penal assassination: The gradual effort to kill Julian Assange

Time is running out to save the life of Julian Assange, who doctors warn only has months left to ...  
JOHN PILGER: U.S. close to getting its hands on Julian Assange

John Pilger explains the latest manoeuvres by the U.S. and UK to extradite Julian Assange to the ...  
Biased reporters should lose status as 'journalists'

Quality journalism is crucial to a healthy democracy because it holds power to account and informs ...  
Fighting for women's rights and autonomy in Cambodia

Women's rights in Cambodia still need to be realised despite improved legal frameworks, writes ...  
Get Gota: Holding a war criminal accountable

Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled his country in the wake of protests ...  
Locking people up in prisons is not the answer

Imprisonment and punishment do not lead to more harmonious and prosperous societies, writes Gerry ...  
Peter Dutton's legacy is a refugee processing nightmare

The Coalition Government left behind a cruel and complicated processing system for asylum seeke ...  
Labor's Mark Dreyfus undoes unjust prosecution of Bernard Collaery

By the Government rightly dropping the charges against Witness K's lawyer Bernard Collaery, ...  

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