Tag Archives: Civil Liberties

How a student’s arrest on charges of terrorism exposes a system built to suspect minorities

How a student’s arrest on charges of terrorism exposes a system built to suspect minorities

Mohamed Nizamdeen is a PhD student at UNSW. He was publically brought in under suspicion for enabling terrorism. The charges were dropped, and now his life is in tatters.

Government rushes through legislation to crush criticism against it

In a bill that was rushed through last week, the Turnbull government has clamped down on freedom of expression under the guise of national security.

Julian Burnside: Every Immigration Minister since 2002 is guilty of human rights abuses

We need to recognise that the human rights abuses of asylum seekers is our nation’s awful legacy, and Julian Burnside knows who is to blame.

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