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Angola - gross, inexplicable and unjustifiable delay

This is a judgment by a circuit Judge, His Honour Judge Wood, sitting in Newcastle. It is not binding precedent, but I think that it illuminates some important issues. 1,698 more words

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Musical interlude for Asylum Seekers of Derby

Derby Refugee Advice Centre in conjunction with Amnesty International in Wirksworth put on a “Musical Extravaganza” for a number of Asylum seekers currently living in Derby. 155 more words


A new low in corporate paranoia: Transfield, Manus & Nauru

There’s a report in the Guardian this morning that Transfield, the company responsible for the administration of detention centres on Manus and Nauru,is taking extraordinary measures… 568 more words


I still believe in Selma

What if I sat in stillness and looked out of the window of my bedroom at the darkness of pre-dawn?

If I looked out the window at pre-dawn instead of switching on to a device with its glaring screen. 197 more words

Interiors, florals and still-life are some of the subjects currently being tackled by our artists.

This flower detail is by Virginia McNamara, This lounge room detail is by Beryl White and it looks very much like one of her atmospheric paintings in the background. 70 more words


Interview: Former Chief Justice of Nauru, Geoffrey Eames

This article was first published in the print edition of The Saturday Paper on Mar 21, 2015 as “Justice undone”

Geoffrey Eames receives me at a spartan table in his temporary office at the Owen Dixon Chambers in Melbourne’s legal district. 1,596 more words


Mengecam Pernyataan Menkopolhukam tentang Pencari Suaka sebagai Komoditas Diplomatik!


“Mengecam Pernyataan Menkopolhukam tentang Pencari Suaka sebagai Komoditas Diplomatik!”

Jakarta, 13 Maret 2015

SUAKA, sebuah jaringan masyarakat sipil untuk advokasi hak-hak azasi pengungsi dan pencari suaka, sangat menyesalkan pernyataan Mekopolhukam yang menjadikan pencari suaka politik/pengungsi sebagai dagangan politik di saat ketegangan diplomatik Indonesia dan Australia terjadi terkait masalah penerapan hukuman mati di Indonesia. 891 more words