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The Hunter Asylum Seeker Advocacy is commemorating those who drowned in the SIEV-X disaster, reports Dr Niko Leka

A refugee imprisoned at the Park hotel prison in Carlton told Green Left  that three refugees had tested positive for COVID-19 and that many others have symptoms. Chloe DS reports.

The family of Wiradjuri, Kokatha and Wirangu man Wayne Fella Morrison, who died in custody, has forced the South Australian parliament to ban spit hoods. Markela Panegyres reports.

An international peace webinar drew speakers and participants from across the world to condemn the new Australia-United Kingdom-United States alliance. Jim McIlroy reports.

Discarded lifejackets on a Mediterranean coastline. Photo: Pixabay

Australia’s brutal policy of turning back refugees at sea has been picked up by Britain, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Prisoner rights activists are demanding that authorities heed the health advice and protect people in prison. Adam Trumper and Rachel Evans report.

AUKUS represents a deliberate and dangerous escalation of the United States-led confrontation with China, which Australia should reject, argues Sam Wainwright.

Haiti refugees cr Kathy Kojimoto

Nearly 15,000 Haitian migrants camped on the Mexico-Texas border were rounded up by US border patrol agents on horseback, reports Malik Miah.

Neoliberal austerity, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, has provided fertile ground for the rise of the far-right in Canada's recent federal election, reports Jeff Shantz.

As the Taliban unleashes its terror campaign in Afghanistan, thousands of people have taken action in solidarity with Afghan women across the globe. Rachel Evans reports.

Mainstream commentary about the almost daily anti-vaccination rallies in Melbourne this week has avoided analysing the complex motivations of the demonstrators and failed to suggest sensible ways of responding, argues Sue Bolton.

A mother’s determination, combined with a campaign for racial justice, scored an important victory when three police officers and two paramedics were charged over the death of Elijah McClain, reports Malik Miah.

Walter Kaufman was his own man, a survivor, ‘at home in homelessness’. Vivienne Porzsolt recalls the remarkable life of a left-wing writer and unionist.

 

Wangan and Jagalingou representative Adrian Burragubba told an online rally that the Queensland government has refused to meet with First Nations elders. Jim McIlroy reports.

Without permanent protection the family is in danger of being forcibly returned to Sri Lanka where they will face persecution, torture and possibly death. Alex Salmon reports.

Government neglect is to blame for the COVID-19 crisis disproportionately affecting First Nations communities in regional New South Wales. Rachel Evans, Paul Oboohov, Coral Wynter report.

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