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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

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

Australia mining protests Police attack protesters blockading entrance to mining convention

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

Andrew Wilkie Parliamentary group formed in Australia to advocate for Assange’s return

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

Australian political leaders oppose extradition of Assange to the US

Two legislators voiced concerns about Australian sovereignty in the Assange case and have demanded that the government oppose any attempt at extradition

Abortion legalized in all Australian states

The bill legalizing abortion was passed by state legislature in New South Wales, the last remaining Australian state where it was criminalized

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