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Australia aboriginal deaths Outrage and alarm after Australia’s fourth aboriginal custodial death this month

Aboriginal rights advocates have condemned the recent spate of custodial deaths as an indication that “something is seriously wrong” with law enforcement in the country

Women's march Australia #March4Justice: Thousands of women in Australia march against sexual violence

Over 40 cities and towns, including the major cities of Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne, witnessed tens of thousands of women protesting in response to recent sexual assault allegations against officials of the ruling government

Facebook Australia Facebook and Australian govt strike deal, to insert amendments to media code

The government has agreed to four amendments to the contentious News Media Bargaining Code, allowing platforms like Google and Facebook to bypass the code

Facebook censorship Australia Facebook’s news censorship in Australia: A battle between monopolies

Facebook’s sweeping ban on news content has also affected non-news websites. Apart from blocking crucial public information websites, left-wing parties, trade unions and progressive movements have also been censored 

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp under the scanner as Australian Senate to probe media monopolies

The senate inquiry announcement comes days after a petition by ex-prime minister Kevin Rudd to investigate Murdoch’s media monopoly in Australia garnered half a million signatures

Petition on Rupert Murdoch’s media monopoly in Australia gets half a million signatures

The petition by Kevin Rudd over the virtual monopoly that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp holds over print media, has attracted massive support across the political spectrum in Australia

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

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.

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

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