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India's new criminal laws give the state more power to curtail rights and freedoms, reports Isaac Nellist.

NSW counter terrorism officers bailed up an artist after he posted a criticism on X about the lenient treatment given to a Zionist who planted a bomb on a Palestine activists’ utility. Rachel Evans reports.

Foreign fighter laws aim to prevent Australians fighting alongside Hamas and Hezbollah, but Australians can and have joined the Israeli Defense Forces in Gaza. Paul Gregoire reports.

Filipino community groups organised a moving commemoration, “Never Again, Never Forget, Never Again To Martial Law”  to mark resistance to ongoing martial law. Tracy Cabrera reports.

Socialist Alliance adds it voice to the growing international chorus demanding the immediate release of Russian socialist Boris Kagarlitsky and the dropping of the trumped-up charge of “justifying terrorism”. 

The campaign to soften Peter Dutton's image has little hope against his record in government of building the new surveillance state. Ugur Nedim reports.

"Surveillance" by jonathan mcintosh

In these paranoid times, it is somewhat sobering to acknowledge that the mass monitoring of the population is an offspring of the turn of the century, writes Paul Gregoire.

Civil Liberties Australia said new powers to allow intelligence agents to manipulate and omit data will likely lead to the manufacturing of evidence. Paul Gregoire reports.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has closed down federal parliament, ostensibly for health reasons, and placed corporate CEOs at the helm of his new National COVID-19 Coordination Commission. Paul Gregoire takes aim at this blatant power grab.

Twenty-nine people were arrested in Islamabad on January 28 while peacefully protesting the arrest and imprisonment of Manzoor Pashteen, leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), writes Susan Price.

Ali Wazeer and Mohsin Dawar, members of the Pakistan National Assembly, were arrested in May on trumped up terrorism charges. An international solidarity campaign is calling for their release.

With the re-election of the Coalition government, conservatives have become emboldened to intensify their agenda of transferring even more wealth and power to the already dominant at the expense of the rest of us, writes Nick Fredman.