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
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.
Eleven countries will be meeting in Berlin to broker a peace agreement between the Government of National Accord and the Libyan National Army.
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
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.
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
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
The attack took place as activists protested the crimes of mining companies at the sixth annual International Mining and Resources Conference and Expo that is currently on in Melbourne
The Bring Assange Home Parliamentary Group currently comprises 11 MPs from across party lines. Most of them have argued that the extradition of Assange would be an attack on Australia’s sovereignty
Two legislators voiced concerns about Australian sovereignty in the Assange case and have demanded that the government oppose any attempt at extradition
The bill legalizing abortion was passed by state legislature in New South Wales, the last remaining Australian state where it was criminalized
The fast food giant has been accused of misleading franchisees across Australia into underpaying workers. According to unions, over 10,000 employees have been underpaid to the tune of “tens of thousands of dollars”