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Australia sexual assault gag law Australian feminists oppose Victoria State’s ‘gag’ law on sexual assault survivors

Victoria State’s law effectively prohibits publishing the details of any sexual assault case where proceedings are on or a guilty verdict has been given, even if it is the survivor who wishes to speak out

Aboriginal land rights Australia Aboriginal group in Australia files lawsuit over land loss due to mining

In its lawsuit against the Western Australia State government, the Tjiwarl tribe has claimed cultural damage and loss of access to land

We don’t need empty praise: Nurses’ unions demand better protection, rights

On International Nurses Day, nurses’ unions call for PPEs, more say in decision-making processes, safe working conditions, and protection from targeted attack and stigmatization

Assange release request Australia MPs Australian MPs call for Assange’s release from UK prison

MPs who are part of a pro-Assange parliamentary group have called for his release from the Belmarsh prison in the UK over concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19 in prisons

Tussle between those who want to save the planet and greedy corporates

The opposition to the Adani group’s coal mining project in Queensland, Australia, is far from over despite work on the project having begun. The issue has become an international one, says Jeoff Law, Editor, Adani Watch, a website that is part of an initiative of the Bob Brown Foundation, in an exclusive interview with Newsclick.

New Communist Party of Aotearoa New Communist Party of Aotearoa seeks to blaze a new trail in New Zealand

Peoples Dispatch talks to Katjoesja Buissink of the New Communist Party of Aotearoa on the party’s history, its agenda and its method of organizing in New Zealand

Will Libya Peace Talks in Berlin Lead to any Peace?

Eleven countries will be meeting in Berlin to broker a peace agreement between the Government of National Accord and the Libyan National Army.

Protests against Siemens - Adani deal over Australia coal mine project Protest in Berlin against Siemens-Adani Australia coal mine deal

The Carmichael mining, one of the biggest mining projects in the world, has faced fierce resistance from activists and Indigenous communities in Australia and beyond

Government neglect continues to fuel Australia bushfires

The fire season began in July and has till now claimed 24 lives, destroyed 2,000 homes and burned down more than 7.3 million hectares of land.

Australian bushfires 25 dead as the Australian bushfires rage on for the fifth month

Despite being the biggest calamity that Australia has faced in generations, the government is yet to take any decisive steps to contain the bushfires raging across the country

Nearly four months of intense bush fires, Australian PM offers only an apology

There seems to be no end in sight to the devastation from the bush fires raging across large swathes of the country, as emergency services are stretched beyond their capacities

Papua protests Papuans demand prosecution in the 2014 Paniai massacre

On December 7, 2014, Indonesian security personnel opened fired at a protest rally in Paniai, killing five Papuans. Five years later, there has been barely any progress in the case and the repression of Papuans has intensified

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