Australia


Assange And The Post-Truth Era

On 11th of April 2019, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in London by British police following his expulsion from the Ecuadorian embassy, where he had resided as a political asylum seeker for the past seven years. After his arrest, the United States Justice Department unsealed an indictment alleging that Assange conspired […]


Gun Control And Islamophobia In Spotlight After Christchurch Shooting

The New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, declared on Sunday that the country would see changes in its gun laws following its most deadly massacre this past week, in which fifty people were killed in attacks during prayer at two mosques in Christchurch. The attack, which observers have claimed was […]


Thailand Prepares Unlawful Extradition Of Australian-Based Refugee

Hakeem al-Araibi, an Australian-based refugee and semi-professional soccer player, remains detained in Thailand following his arrest three weeks ago, Al Jazeera reports. His arrest followed a Red Notice (an Interpol alert to find and temporarily detain an individual awaiting extradition), issued by Bahrain. The notice was then withdrawn, as notices […]


Australia’s Tough New Proposal To Remove Citizenship Of Native-Born Terrorists 1

In November, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton unveiled the government’s plan to broaden the capacity for Australian nationals to be stripped of their citizenship. The proposed changes are in response to heightened domestic security threats from Australian extremists and terrorists. New laws could see […]