Human rights group Liberty Victoria today expressed great concern about proposed legislation that would require permits to be obtained before people may protest.
Liberty president George Georgiou SC said, “We seriously question the need for such drastic action and urge government to look at... Read more
Liberty Victoria is concerned that the Attorney-General has elected to introduce a standard sentence scheme, contrary to the clear advice of the Sentencing Advisory Council’s report in response to the Terms of Reference provided in November 2015, Sentencing Guidance in Victoria.
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Whatever happened to the idea of freedom of speech, of freedom to debate diverse political and ideological views? These should be the very hallmarks of a just and democratic society like Australia’s.
Since that is so, why has Roz Ward been suspended from her job at La Trobe University for doing... Read more
When Gold Logie winner Waleed Aly receives Liberty Victoria’s Voltaire award in July he will share the spotlight with a blogger and free speech advocate who is in a cell in Saudi Arabia.
Raif Badawi is serving a 10 year sentence for providing an online platform for political dissent. He will... Read more