The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull faces a test in trying to move beyond the Abbott era rhetoric on terrorism, a leading human rights group said today.
Liberty Victoria says Mr Turnbull has been... Read more
A mass surveillance regime will tomorrow, 13 October, convert Australia’s communications industry into a government surveillance and monitoring agency.
Liberty Victoria said today that few people... Read more
The human rights group Liberty Victoria is overjoyed at the news of the release of two journalists from an Egyptian prison.
Al Jazeera staff Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy were pardoned by President... Read more
More money is needed to support prisoners on release, leading to greater public safety and a saving of taxes.
The rights group, Liberty Victoria, said this today in welcoming the Victorian Ombudsman’... Read more
A fortnight before three journalists are to receive an award for their work for press freedom two of them have been jailed.
Imprisoned are al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed.... Read more
Liberty Victoria has welcomed the Victorian government’s decision to remove Special Religious Instruction (‘SRI’) from scheduled class time at government schools. The government has announced instead... Read more
Liberty Victoria today warned against moves to wind back access to the courts for environmental groups.
The attack on access follows a successful challenge by a Queensland conservation group in the... Read more
The decision by an Egyptian court to once again adjourn the re-trial of television’s “three brothers”, journalists Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy, came as they were awarded Australia’s... Read more
Civil liberties groups today warned that moves by the federal government to strip citizenship would not make Australians safer.
“To expel a person who has engaged in terrorism related offences and... Read more
The Federal Government is urged to redouble its efforts to help an Australian journalist and his colleague facing charges of criminal defamation and computer crimes in Thailand.
“Just as in the case... Read more