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Monday 26th of February 2024 (UTC)

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Ms Dhu killed by negligence and racism – dragged, carted and dumped to her death

Ms Dhu was dragged and carted to the pod of a police vehicle. Ms Dhu was dumped into the pod like some would say “a dead kangaroo” and shut inside, alone. No police officer demonstrated the common sense or compassion to ride with her in the back of the van where likely her last breaths […]

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Australian feminist forum – Destroy the Joint, blocks and bans all women with disability

The Apartheid of Mainstream Feminism (or when is a woman not a woman?) When is a woman not a woman? When she’s disabled, of course. It’s been a sad week for women with disability who are battling for inclusion in feminist circles. But it’s nothing new. In 2013, Stella Young wrote an article about ‘The […]

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Fazel Chegeni is dead – and so too will many more die

Fazel Chegeni is dead. Christmas Island detainees – refugees and asylum seekers – are protesting their lot while others describe that they are ‘rioting’. They are trying to avoid the end tales of hopelessness and untimely death. They are fighting for their right to live, for their freedom, for their sanity. The despair and anguish […]

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Wiradjuri social justice warrior passes away – the soul rolls over

It is not often I write about the passing of anyone – each day millions of us pass from this world – our souls roll over. This morning, 74 year old Wiradjuri social justice warrior, Ray Jackson passed away. He was a soldier of peace, a warrior to the end. Ray and I talked regularly. He […]

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Refugee advocates may have saved life of Saeed Hassanloo

All had seemed lost for 24 year old Saeed Hassanloo – 44 days into a hunger strike. A compassion-less Government prepared to let him die. He had been willing death rather than continue on in the inhumanity that is Australia’s mandatory detention. Six years in detention. The medical staff at Royal Perth Hospital were devastated […]

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott must save the life of Saeed Hassanloo or he must resign as Prime Minister

Dr George O’Neil is a long-time leading rehabilitative physician for those with high end substance addictions. His work is cutting edge and saves lives. Gerry Georgatos has led the way these last two years in suicide prevention research for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Both O’Neil and Georgatos are calling on Prime Minister Tony […]

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Australia calls on Indonesia for clemency but our Government refuses to save Saeed Hassanloo

The Australian Government has prepared a media release on the “passing” of Saeed Hassanloo. They prepared it yesterday morning, with reports relayed back to them from the Department of Immigration that physicians at Royal Perth Hospital have stated Saeed’s passing is imminent. The parliamentary staffers of the Federal Minister for Immigration, Peter Dutton, have prepared a ‘statement’ ready […]

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Here is part of the list of threatened Homelands – “remote communities”

We will be damned by the future if we sit quiet on any dispossession of Homelands – ‘remote communities’ – just as we damn the past for similar brutal dispossessions, for the evil of the Stolen Generations, the Stolen Wages, en masse indenture, apartheid, the lot. The dispossession of hundreds of Homelands, loosely referred to […]

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In the heart of Perth, Aboriginal Tent Embassy and a refugee camp

The 23 clans of the Nyungah/Bibbulman peoples of the southwest of Western Australia comprise the largest population of the descendants of First Peoples on this continent – more than 40,000. On Sunday, they re-established Nyungah Aboriginal Tent Embassy at Matargarup (Heirisson Island) in the heart of Perth. They declared it a place of refuge for […]

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Insiders confirm Sit-In last straw for Prime Minister – leadership change

Our sources in Government have told us that Mr Abbott’s time as Prime Minister is done. There will be a leadership change. Both sides of Government are aware of the fast approaching Sit-In. They have said the Sit-In by this nation’s most marginalised peoples – the First Peoples – will be seen as the final […]

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