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Julian Assange’s mental health: Diagnosis, autism and risk at the Old Bailey

The mental health of Julian Assange has reached a low point as the imprisoned journalist faces ...  
World Vision aid worker detained in Israel on 'trumped-up charges'

The Morrison Government is gaining notoriety for leaving people behind.  
'Twiggy' refuses to rule out destruction of Aboriginal sacred sites

There are mining companies and then there are mining companies.  
Trump and fascism: What would a second term look like?

Recent actions by the Trump Administration has seen the invocation of Godwin’s law, the adage ...  
Assange hearing starts as celebrities join the activists in support

Many are showing support for Julian Assange during his extradition hearing and uniting in the ...  
JOHN PILGER: Julian Assange's Stalinist trial mocks democracy

John Pilger gave this address outside the Central Criminal Court in London on September 7 as ...  
EXCLUSIVE: ABC allegedly 'endangers life' of employee in Kenya

A news producer employed by the ABC in Nairobi says he now fears for his life after he was named ...  
Assange's detention violates international law: Australia must intervene

On the 7th of September, Julian Assange is scheduled to appear in a British court for several ...  
Anti-China narrative hits fever pitch

While China is imperfect, many of the criticisms levied against it are misleading and unfair ...  
LGBTI+: ‘I’ is for intersex, not invisible

While many of us recognise the “I” in LGBTI+, it seems fewer know what being intersex actu ...  
TikTok furore exposes data privacy hypocrisy in Australia and the U.S.

The controversy surrounding the video-sharing app TikTok reminds us that governments and corpo ...  
COVID-19 hasn't stopped Chile's Government from violating human rights

According to a Criteria survey in June, Chile President Sebastián Piñera's disapproval has ...  
Australia strategically blind to India’s aggression

In the race to cosy up to one Asian giant while combating another, Scott Morrison and his Gover ...  
Refugees taken to high-security facility, commit to a hunger strike

Two asylum seekers have been moved to a high-security facility in Brisbane. They have vowed to not ...  
Reclaiming our freedoms from big tech and government amid COVID-19

Issues of freedom of the press and privacy are threatened across the world, but not all hope is ...  
Kylie Moore-Gilbert's imprisonment a reminder of the need for free speech

Kylie Moore-Gilbert's name is among the growing list of academics and journalists unfairly serving ...  
The Australian republic must enshrine rights for all

The republic proposal must include substantive protections for the disadvantaged, writes Dr Robert ...  
How support for disability can enable us all

If we make our communities more inclusive of people with disability, everyone in society will ...  

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