An interpreter who helped a man who died soon after his release from a police station is to be awarded this year's Voltaire Award for free speech.
Yu Shu Lipski is the recipient of this year’s Voltaire Award, presented by Liberty Victoria for a distinguished contribution to free speech. She describes her work as being the impartial voice of people without a voice.
Public statement from The NSW Council for Civil Liberties, Liberty Victoria, The Queensland Council for Civil Liberties, The SA Council for Civil Liberties, Civil Liberties Australia.
Civil Liberties Councils across Australia urge the Government - and failing that - the Australian Parliament to ensure that the foreshadowed national security legislation is subject to proper scrutiny and not rushed through parliament next week - as some media suggest is the Government’s intention.