Category «Freedom of Information»

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They Call for Assange’s Immediate Release: Lula, Rousseff, Morales, Zapatero, Corbyn, Correa, Paul, Galloway, Gravel, Varoufakis… – Consortiumnews

Source: They Call for Assange’s Immediate Release: Lula, Rousseff, Morales, Zapatero, Corbyn, Correa, Paul, Galloway, Gravel, Varoufakis… – Consortiumnews As Julian Assange fights U.S. extradition at the Old Bailey in London, over one hundred eminent political figures, including 13 past and present heads of state, numerous ministers, members of parliament and diplomats, have today denounced …

Blackbirds: Australia’s hidden slave trade history: The racism that brought Australian South Sea Islanders here, and the racism that tried to send them back | The Monthly

Like much else about the Islander story, the mass graves across Queensland and northern NSW do not just tell of brutalisation and neglect. Some of them are unheralded markers of quiet defiance. One of Davis’s most forceful memories from childhood is of Islander men choosing to die, and to be buried, on their own terms. …

Victorian Government backs release of unredacted Royal Commission findings on child sex abuse – ABC News

Victoria’s Attorney-General says there are no legal impediments to prevent the release of unredacted portions of the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Source: Victorian Government backs release of unredacted Royal Commission findings on child sex abuse – ABC News