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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Man on run after Villawood Detention Centre escapeVillawood Detention Centre escape: Man still on the run despite search A young
Man on run after Villawood Detention Centre escape
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Villawood Detention Centre escape: Man still on the run despite search A young Chinese man is on the run after breaking out of the Villawood Detention Centre in Sydney last night. The Immigration Department has confirmed to the ABC that two men... Read more
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Aljazeera
Pakistanis describe 'hell' of Bagram base detentionthat has plagued US President Barack Obama who, with just months left in office
Pakistanis describe 'hell' of Bagram base detention
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
that has plagued US President Barack Obama who, with just months left in office, is still trying to get out of the detention business. By the end of 2014, 43 known Pakistani prisoners held by the US at Bagram were repatriated - all are... Read more
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The Age
Three arrested after protest against Wilson Security in MelbourneTwo men and a woman were arrested after anti-detention centre protesters blocke
Three arrested after protest against Wilson Security in Melbourne
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
Two men and a woman were arrested after anti-detention centre protesters blocked off the entry to a Wilson Security car park in Melbourne's CBD on Wednesday morning, with one activist hanging from a high tripod for several hours. It was the third... Read more
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WA Today
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdoganafter a coup by rebels armed with tanks and attack helicopters failed to topple
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdogan
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
after a coup by rebels armed with tanks and attack helicopters failed to topple President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. More detentions are expected, broadcaster NTV said on Sunday, citing Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag. For several hours overnight... Read more
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Christian Today
Turkey purge begins as Erdogan arrests thousands in mass crackdownin the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, remov
Turkey purge begins as Erdogan arrests thousands in mass crackdown
Christian Today / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3,000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters of... Read more
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The Hindu
Turkey coup attempt: 3,000 suspected plotters rounded up, thousands of judges detainedin the judiciary over suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, rem
Turkey coup attempt: 3,000 suspected plotters rounded up, thousands of judges detained
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3,000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. Mr. Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters... Read more
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Canberra Times
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdoganin the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, remov
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdogan
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. People gather in front of Parliament House to... Read more
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asianage
Turkey coup: 3000 held; crackdown over suspected links to cleric Gulenin the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, remov
Turkey coup: 3000 held; crackdown over suspected links to cleric Gulen
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3,000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. [2] Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters... Read more
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asianage
Turkey coup 3000 held; crackdown over suspected links to cleric Gulenin the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, remov
Turkey coup 3000 held; crackdown over suspected links to cleric Gulen
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3,000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters of... Read more
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The Hindu
Turkey rounds up plot suspectsin the judiciary over suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, rem
Turkey rounds up plot suspects
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3,000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. Mr. Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters... Read more
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The Hindu
Turkey rounds up plot suspectsin the judiciary over suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, rem
Turkey rounds up plot suspects
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3,000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. Mr. Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdoganin the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, remov
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdogan
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. People gather in front of Parliament House to... Read more
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The Age
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdoganin the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, remov
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdogan
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. People gather in front of Parliament House to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdoganin the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, remov
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdogan
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. People gather in front of Parliament House to... Read more
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dna
Turkey coup fail: 3000 military plotters rounded up; crackdown on judiciary over suspected links to cleric Gulenin the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, remov
Turkey coup fail: 3000 military plotters rounded up; crackdown on judiciary over suspected links to cleric Gulen
dna / Posted 7 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3,000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdoganin the judiciary over suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, rem
Turkey rounds up plot suspects after thwarting coup against Erdogan
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
in the judiciary over suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, removing from their posts and ordering the detention of nearly 3,000 prosecutors and judges, including from top courts. Erdogan has blamed the coup on supporters of... Read more
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The Courier
Stories from the heartcontribution to communities. It also aspires to highlight the harrowing journe
Stories from the heart
The Courier / Posted 9 days ago
contribution to communities. It also aspires to highlight the harrowing journey refugees and asylum seekers make to find freedom and safety in a new land. There is no denying the stark comparisons between Zable and Henry. But Zable says what... Read more
10d
The New Statesman
Labour won’t split if Jeremy Corbyn wins – the rebels will fight him againto safeguarding Britain’s access to the single market. Conventional wisdom sugg
Labour won’t split if Jeremy Corbyn wins – the rebels will fight him again
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
to safeguarding Britain’s access to the single market. Conventional wisdom suggests that will entail accepting some freedom of movement: a tricky sell to the millions of people who believed they were voting for lower immigration. She will... Read more
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The New Statesman
The top Tories who lost out in Theresa May's Cabinet reshuffleto safeguarding Britain’s access to the single market. Conventional wisdom sugg
The top Tories who lost out in Theresa May's Cabinet reshuffle
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
to safeguarding Britain’s access to the single market. Conventional wisdom suggests that will entail accepting some freedom of movement: a tricky sell to the millions of people who believed they were voting for lower immigration. She will... Read more
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NZCity
Cover-up claim in Kiwi detention deathThe mother of a New Zealander who died in a Sydney detention centre says she th
Cover-up claim in Kiwi detention death
NZCity / Posted 10 days ago
The mother of a New Zealander who died in a Sydney detention centre says she thinks his death was violent and authorities are trying to hide the truth. Rob Peihopa, 42, died at the Serco-monitored Villawood Detention Centre in early April, and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Immigration Department refuses to release details of NZ man's death in detentionImmigration Department refuses to release details of New Zealand man Robert Pei
Immigration Department refuses to release details of NZ man's death in detention
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
Immigration Department refuses to release details of New Zealand man Robert Peihopa's death in detention The Immigration Department has refused to release detailed information relating to the sudden death of a New Zealand man in Villawood Detention... Read more
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Junkee
The 60 Greatest Australian TV Shows Of All Timehad turned those seven minutes into a bleary, dark and surreal stoner sitcom fo
The 60 Greatest Australian TV Shows Of All Time
Junkee / Posted 13 days ago
had turned those seven minutes into a bleary, dark and surreal stoner sitcom for SBS – who’d given them the unprecedented freedom to go “as weird as [they] want”. The character even made it to an equally weird, slightly sweeter US adaptation,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Elections on Nauru fair and transparent - international observersthe United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights urged Nauru to improve it
Elections on Nauru fair and transparent - international observers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights urged Nauru to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected most of... Read more
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The Star
Elections on Nauru fair and transparent - international observersthe United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights urged Nauru to improve it
Elections on Nauru fair and transparent - international observers
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights urged Nauru to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected most of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nauru's President, senior ministers secure reMinister Julie Bishop also sought assurances from the Nauruan Government, which
Nauru's President, senior ministers secure re
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
Minister Julie Bishop also sought assurances from the Nauruan Government, which hosts an Australian-run immigration detention centre, that the rule of law was being upheld and the Opposition was being treated fairly. The UN Special... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Nauru goes to polls for new govtRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Nauru goes to polls for new govt
Sky News Australia / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Tiny Pacific island of Nauru goes to the pollsRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Tiny Pacific island of Nauru goes to the polls
The Financial Express / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru’s government rejected the... Read more
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Perth Now
Nauru goes to polls for new govtRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Nauru goes to polls for new govt
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Nauru goes to polls for new govtRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Nauru goes to polls for new govt
Adelaide Now / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Nauru goes to polls for new govtRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Nauru goes to polls for new govt
Weekly Times / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Nauru goes to polls for new govtRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Nauru goes to polls for new govt
Herald Sun / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nauru goes to polls for new govtRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Nauru goes to polls for new govt
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected the... Read more
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News.com.au
Nauru goes to polls for new govtRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Nauru goes to polls for new govt
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tiny Pacific island of Nauru goes to the pollsRapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its
Tiny Pacific island of Nauru goes to the polls
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
Rapporteur on human rights last year urged Nauru to take action to improve its standing in a range of areas including freedom of expression, the independence of the judiciary and crackdowns on media access. Nauru's government rejected the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High Court Delays Besigye's Bail Applicationnext week when the High Court in Kampala will convene to hear his bail applicat
High Court Delays Besigye's Bail Application
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
next week when the High Court in Kampala will convene to hear his bail application in which he is seeking to regain his freedom. The court had initially fixed Dr Besigye's bail application for today (July 6) but could not sit as it is a public... Read more
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The Age
Postcard from Iran: a historic gem hidden by Western misperceptionssince 2013, is Hassan Rouhani, who is often described as a moderate. In domesti
Postcard from Iran: a historic gem hidden by Western misperceptions
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
since 2013, is Hassan Rouhani, who is often described as a moderate. In domestic policy he has encouraged personal freedom and free access to information, and improved women's rights, and in foreign policy he has improved Iran's relations... Read more
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WA Today
Prawn slaves still waiting for justice months after raidthat prosecutions are going up, the reality is that we're still talking about t
Prawn slaves still waiting for justice months after raid
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
that prosecutions are going up, the reality is that we're still talking about the tip of the iceberg here." Tin Nyo Win, centre, smiles as he is reunited with his wife, Mi San, in Samut Sakhon, Thailand in November. Photo: AP The country has... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Prawn slaves still waiting for justice months after raidthat prosecutions are going up, the reality is that we're still talking about t
Prawn slaves still waiting for justice months after raid
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 days ago
that prosecutions are going up, the reality is that we're still talking about the tip of the iceberg here." Tin Nyo Win, centre, smiles as he is reunited with his wife, Mi San, in Samut Sakhon, Thailand in November. Photo: AP The country has... Read more
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The Age
Prawn slaves still waiting for justice months after raidwere sentenced in 2015, and 34 officials are facing prosecution for involvement
Prawn slaves still waiting for justice months after raid
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
were sentenced in 2015, and 34 officials are facing prosecution for involvement or complicity in the trade. Tin Nyo Win, centre, smiles as he is reunited with his wife, Mi San, in Samut Sakhon, Thailand in November. Photo: AP But critics say... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Prawn slaves still waiting for justice months after raidwere sentenced in 2015, and 34 officials are facing prosecution for involvement
Prawn slaves still waiting for justice months after raid
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
were sentenced in 2015, and 34 officials are facing prosecution for involvement or complicity in the trade. Tin Nyo Win, centre, smiles as he is reunited with his wife, Mi San, in Samut Sakhon, Thailand in November. Photo: AP But critics say... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Eu Immigration Measures Futile' - Sudanese Civil Rights Activistspeaceful activities of citizens. He expressed surprise at the European countri
'Eu Immigration Measures Futile' - Sudanese Civil Rights Activists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
peaceful activities of citizens. He expressed surprise at the European countries' financing of the construction of detention centre and isolation of the refugee camps. The activist called on the EU member countries to fight illegal... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
The anniversary of revolutionresolve the crisis began. Brotherhood leaders, most notably Mohamed Saad Al-Kat
The anniversary of revolution
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
resolve the crisis began. Brotherhood leaders, most notably Mohamed Saad Al-Katatni, head of the group’s political wing the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), refused to attend. However, representatives of all the other political forces in the country... Read more
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The Irish Times
'UK was groomed’: Irish writers throw book at Brexitan inch or two up the greasy pole. And the rest of us will pay for that, as paw
'UK was groomed’: Irish writers throw book at Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 25 days ago
an inch or two up the greasy pole. And the rest of us will pay for that, as pawns and prey do. We will pay for it with our freedom of movement, intellectual energy, collective moral sensibility, job security, educational opportunities and, yes... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Convicted rapist jailed over escape during crocodile park visitConvicted rapist jailed over escape from detention during crocodile park visit
Convicted rapist jailed over escape during crocodile park visit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 days ago
Convicted rapist jailed over escape from detention during crocodile park visit A convicted rapist being held in an immigration detention centre near Darwin has been sentenced to 14 days prison for attempting to flee during an excursion to a... Read more
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The Irish Times
'Ignorant, bigoted': Irish writers respond to Brexitan inch or two up the greasy pole. And the rest of us will pay for that, as paw
'Ignorant, bigoted': Irish writers respond to Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
an inch or two up the greasy pole. And the rest of us will pay for that, as pawns and prey do. We will pay for it with our freedom of movement, intellectual energy, collective moral sensibility, job security, educational opportunities and, yes... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish writers take a red pen to Brexitan inch or two up the greasy pole. And the rest of us will pay for that, as paw
Irish writers take a red pen to Brexit
The Irish Times / Posted 27 days ago
an inch or two up the greasy pole. And the rest of us will pay for that, as pawns and prey do. We will pay for it with our freedom of movement, intellectual energy, collective moral sensibility, job security, educational opportunities and, yes... Read more
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iol.co.za
Making peace with enemy, the pastthe oppressive apartheid system or the liberation struggle; as conscripts of th
Making peace with enemy, the past
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
the oppressive apartheid system or the liberation struggle; as conscripts of the South African Defence Force (SADF) or as freedom fighters of Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK). Their opposing heroic narratives will define their lives' journeys: their dreams... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Wellingtonians protest treatment of refugeestreatment of refugeesFriday, 24 June 2016, 11:34 amPress Release: Peace Action
Wellingtonians protest treatment of refugees
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 30 days ago
treatment of refugeesFriday, 24 June 2016, 11:34 amPress Release: Peace Action WellingtonAustralian High Commission under detention, 23 JuneToday, Peace Action Wellington (PAW) and around 50... Read more
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Canberra Times
Edward Snowden speaks about living in exile as America's most wanteda political incentive to control speech" online. "This leads inevitably to a c
Edward Snowden speaks about living in exile as America's most wanted
Canberra Times / Posted a month ago
a political incentive to control speech" online. "This leads inevitably to a context of diminishing liberties, diminishing freedoms, because the public commons becomes more regulated over time," he said. "It's sort of a death by a thousand cuts,... Read more
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The Age
Edward Snowden speaks about living in exile as America's most wanteda political incentive to control speech" online. "This leads inevitably to a c
Edward Snowden speaks about living in exile as America's most wanted
The Age / Posted a month ago
a political incentive to control speech" online. "This leads inevitably to a context of diminishing liberties, diminishing freedoms, because the public commons becomes more regulated over time," he said. "It's sort of a death by a thousand cuts,... Read more
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