October 17, 2012
The crime David Hicks was convicted of gets overturned. So… that means, after formal appeals, no conviction. Which means the condition that he not sue for human rights abuses goes out the window, too. Man, sucks to be DFAT right now. Leave a comment
October 12, 2012
In case anyone forgot, the UN still thinks Australia’s refugee policy is bullshit. Leave a comment
September 5, 2012
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August 17, 2012
Ecuador grants asylum to Julian Assange – transcript One comment
August 15, 2012
Labor and LNP agree on something. Having arbitrary, indefinite (potentially lifetime) detention for asylum seekers. Leave a comment
June 26, 2012
Tibetan PM in exile: “The Chinese are Confucian pragmatists. If they want to buy your coal and iron ore, they will whether you meet me or not. And if they find a cheaper source, they will buy it from there even if you do meet me.” Leave a comment
March 12, 2012
Bob Katter and his party think this is a bad thing Leave a comment
December 1, 2011
Just fuck off and join the Liberals then, you cunts. Leave a comment
November 30, 2011
Gay marriage activist is over gay marriage Leave a comment
November 18, 2011
Signatory to a ban on cluster bombs, Australia could still end up as a staging platform for their use. In violation of its obligations as a signatory to the ban Leave a comment
November 11, 2011
Victorian Senator David Feeney – Why I’m a bigoted asshole Leave a comment
November 9, 2011
Australian Government contract with Serco Leave a comment
October 1, 2011
I do. Leave a comment
September 30, 2011
Serco making a profit on human misery Leave a comment
September 27, 2011
Is gay marriage the new Pantene? Leave a comment
September 15, 2011
Her eyebrows aren’t anywhere near as bushy Leave a comment
August 22, 2011
If you think gays should have equal rights, you can’t be a candidate for Katter’s Australian Party (once it gets registered, of course) Leave a comment
August 9, 2011
Penny Wong and partner to have child Leave a comment
June 27, 2011
ACL favours autocracy over democracy. Who’d have thought? 3 comments
June 20, 2011
Malaysian refugee deal runs into yet more trouble Leave a comment
June 16, 2011
Malaysia deal still not cleared by UNHCR Leave a comment
June 15, 2011
Greens move to block Malaysian refugee swap Leave a comment
June 2, 2011
Baillieu rams through pro-discrimination law Leave a comment
June 1, 2011
Keating: Burden of proof should shift to thos opposing Native Title Leave a comment
May 17, 2011
Let’s get equality right now Leave a comment
May 16, 2011
Amanda Vanstone calls for an end to populist refugee bashing (and overloads my irony detector) Leave a comment
April 18, 2011
Australian Services Union polls members on marriage equality, gets a resounding “well duh” Leave a comment
April 14, 2011
Cooler heads should have another look at anti-terrorism laws Leave a comment
April 13, 2011
And in more surprising news, the ADF takes a firm stand on homophobia in the military (firmly out of sight) Leave a comment
April 8, 2011
Victorian government gives more money toward religious indoctrination (sorry, “education”) of public school kids Leave a comment
April 7, 2011
Nothing illegal about seeking asylum Leave a comment
March 24, 2011
Small progress, maybe, on ensuring human rights Leave a comment
March 23, 2011
Ditch mandatory detention for community processing Leave a comment
The Very Reverend Julia “Traditional Values” Gillard Leave a comment
March 18, 2011
It must be quite exhausting being a homophoe in Alice Springs Leave a comment
March 16, 2011
Wikileaks doubles down on Assanges charges of illegal information sharing by Australian intel community Leave a comment
March 11, 2011
Brandis: Ignore the fact that Hicks can’t legally plead guilty to breaking a law that didn’t exist when he ‘broke’ it. And the fact that that makes it unconstitutional. And the fact that that therefore negates me entire argument. Thanks. Leave a comment
March 8, 2011
There’s no such thing as “just” a domestic dispute Leave a comment
March 3, 2011
Labor Right isn’t a fan of democracy when it leads to results they don’t like Leave a comment
February 14, 2011
More evidence emerges of Aus Gov knowing Habib was tortured Leave a comment
Baillieu, champion of freedom, gives Churches back the right to engage in wanton discrimination against those dirty homos Leave a comment
February 11, 2011
Minister Plibersek supports marriage equality Leave a comment
February 8, 2011
Homophobic abuse getting worse in schools Leave a comment
February 3, 2011
Forced arranged marriage not recognised by Family Court Leave a comment
February 2, 2011
Afghan government stymies Australian effort to ignore international human rights obligations (that’s right, Corruptistan is showing us up on human rights) Leave a comment
January 28, 2011
Coalition drops blanket opposition to indigenous recognition Leave a comment
January 27, 2011
Aussie QC to Yanks: going after Assange will make you look like douchebags Leave a comment
Australia to get some much needed international scrutiny on its human rights abuses Leave a comment
January 18, 2011
Pursuant to a policy of bogan-baiting, Labor flees from yet another of its legal responsibilities to asylum seekers One comment
December 28, 2010
NSW Parliament confirms that discrimination is A-Okay if you think some dude in the sky says so (does this extend to schizophrenics?) Leave a comment
December 27, 2010
Polygamist cult apparently safe environment for teenage girl Leave a comment
Yet more holes in perse… prosecution of Assange Leave a comment
December 23, 2010
Haneef finally gets apology (quietly, years late) Leave a comment
December 22, 2010
Haneef awarded $1million compensation (apparently) Leave a comment
More holes in case against Assange Leave a comment
December 20, 2010
Wilkie: “Four months ago the Opposition Leader said he supported a doubling of the humanitarian refugee intake, and if he now turns around and says no, it would turn that offer into a really ugly political gesture” Leave a comment
Assange denounces new McCarthyism Leave a comment
December 15, 2010
Editors rally behind Wikileaks and rule of law Leave a comment
Assange shaping up as Gillard’s Hicks. Leave a comment
December 10, 2010
Maybe Gillard’s involved in performance art to make sure Assange has extra ammo to argue that he’d never get a fair trial. Or maybe she’s just being a dick. Leave a comment
Key independent says Gillard showed contempt for the rule of law Leave a comment