Kerry Smith

West Papuan refugees and human rights campaigners are trying to meet government and Australian Federal Police officials to request they stop counter-insurgency training of Indonesian special forces. Kerry Smith reports.

Denied jobs at Wollongong’s steelworks, working-class migrant women refused to accept discrimination. They began a campaign for the right to work that lasted for 14 years. Women of Steel tells their story, writes Kerry Smith

A Darwin court has thrown out criminal charges against anti-fracking activists, reports Kerry Smith.

Against scientific advice, the NSW government has approved Wollongong Coal's push to expand its underground mine at Russell Vale, reports Kerry Smith.

John Pat’s death in custody was remembered 37 years after the 16-year-old died of head injuries in a police cell in Roebourne in 1983, reports Kerry Smith.

Arrest warrants were issued for 82 people in Turkey on September 25, writes Kerry Smith. The arrests targeted members and leaders of the People's Democratic Party (HDP) ‒ the third largest party in Turkey.

Extinction Rebellion has taken its message of quit the bullshit and tell the truth about the climate emergency to News Corp’s doors, reports Kerry Smith.

Prisoner rights activists and lawyers are urging governments to follow the lead of other countries and quickly reduce the number of people in prison, reports Kerry Smith.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and education minister Dan Tehan are on the offensive against higher education. But students are fighting back, reports Kerry Smith.

Wangan and Jagalingou evict Adani

The Wangan and Jagalingou, the Traditional Owners of the Galilee Basin, have issued an eviction notice to Adani, reports Kerry Smith.

 

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