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Current Affairs Wrap: Indonesia’s flight tragedy, Nauru’s unexpected turn and Julian Assange was totes grounded

Current Affairs Wrap: Indonesia’s flight tragedy, Nauru’s unexpected turn and Julian Assange was totes grounded

Well, it was a particularly brutal week, punctuated by the awfulness of Nauru, and a rather vivid plane crash. But hey, we all laughed at Julian Assange. That’s something, right?

“Australia needs a bill of rights” – Assange’s lawyer speaks out

Geoffrey Robertson QC has defended Salman Rushdie, he’s represented Julian Assange, and now he’s pushing for an Australian Bill of Rights.

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Current Affairs Wrap: FBI probes Trump and Russia, Assange walks free, rock and roll in mourning

Trump’s not happy, the music world was punched in the black hole sun and there was some good news for Julian Assange.

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While you were asleep: Assange books US jaunt, Ewan ditches Piers, Trump wants recount

Good morning, class. What happened while you were asleep? Well, Assange packed his bags, Ewan McGregor chose life (over Piers Morgan) and Trump “didn’t” call for an investigation into the process that made him President (good call).

Long Reads: Bill Cosby, Julian Assange and assaults of various kinds

Rich Jackson’s Longreads this week bring us multiple rape cases in Bill Cosby and the University of Virginia, John Pilger on Julian Assange, and from Narrative.ly, how to befriend a mugger(!)

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