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PRESS GALLERY SKETCH: The Medevac Bill and Banking Royal Commission

Canberra correspondent John Passant reports on the details of the two biggest parliamentary topics ...  
Medevac Bill passing set to save lives

The passing of the Medevac Bill shows a rare display of parliamentary compassion towards human ...  
EDITORIAL EXCERPT: Morrison gears up to punish refugees after #MediVacBill

In an historic triumph for humanity, the Morrison Government was defeated on the floor of the ...  
Humanity triumphs as Morrison Government defeated on Medivac Bill

The Morrison Government has been defeated on the floor over the Medical Evacuation Bill.  
The return of Hakeem al-Araibi: Human rights and the sport factor

Hakeem al-Araibi's return should be celebrated but it begs the question of whether all refugees ...  
Ignoring international law the Dutton and Morrison way

Australians have had enough of the Coalition's complicity with Saudi, savagery and ignoring ...  
Border Force enforces Saudi Arabia's anti-women policies at airports

When unaccompanied Saudi women with Australian visas arrive at our airports, our Border Force ...  
Peaceful social organisations: Challenges of foreign occupation

While the Palestinian conflict rages on, voices of protest can be heard from peaceful social youth ...  
The dangers of falling in love in Afghanistan

"People think that it’s a disaster to fall in love in Afghanistan," a 17-year-old school gi ...  
The rule of law: Empty rhetoric from America?

Emeritus Professor Ramesh Thakur debunks the idea that America is a morally good, impartial ...  
Trump's America: Prison time for compassion

Four women are facing possible prison time for leaving jugs of water and canned food in the ...  
Nuclear arms: A year of living dangerously

Last January, the Doomsday Clock was moved to two minutes to midnight — the closest it has ever ...  
Australian Government refuses asylum for Kremlin whistleblower

A British contractor who revealed secret Russian information is seeking asylum for his family to ...  
Did Scott Morrison really stop the boats?

Morrison’s "Stop the Boats" policy is an abusive, expensive disaster — and it hasn’t ...  
Australia and the overpopulation myth

The overpopulation, anti-people scare campaign sends xenophobic and racist messages.  
Canada rescues Saudi teen Rahaf Al-Qunun — Australia asleep on the job

Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun, the Saudi teenage asylum seeker now sanctioned for Canadian citizenships ...  
Wren's week: Climate change, neo-nazis and social media etiquette

This week, John Wren covers failure towards climate change issues, the St Kilda rally plus a ...  
2,000 days on Manus and Nauru

After more than five years of being imprisoned on Manus Island, hope is still a pipe dream for the ...  
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