Stuart Rees

The US case against Julian Assange redefines investigative journalism as espionage, journalist Mary Kostakidis said, adding that extradition to the US will cost him his freedom and quite likely his life. Jim McIlroy reports.

A packed-out forum on how to stop AUKUS reinforced the widespread view that the military pact between Australia, Britain and the United States is deeply unpopular. Jim McIlroy reports.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison boasts that Australia is rescuing Afghans, resettling refugees and will implement humanitarian programs. However, as Stuart Rees writes, this is cover for cowardice.

From Labor Prime Minister Julia Gillard to Coalition PM Scott Morrison, Australian leaders have tried to appear in a chorus of extras, parroting that Assange had broken the law, writes Stuart Rees.

Stephen Langford reports on a well-attended meeting in support of the self-determination struggle in West Papua.

Stuart Rees warns about governments' distain for human rights as police are deployed to harass or arrest citizens, and even parliamentarians.

Marking the 75th anniversary of the US nuclear attacks on Japan, anti-nuclear activists urged the federal government to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, reports Jim McIlroy.