In response to Dr Mohammed Haneef’s interview last night on 60 minutes: Isn’t it better to be safe than sorry? He was only inconvenienced for 4 weeks. Everyone makes mistakes, and it’s all been corrected now. Sure he was incarcerated,… Read More ›
[Image credit: FPWA, via ANTaR] ANTaR, Australians for Native Title and Reconciliation, is an independent network of organisations and individuals (mostly non-indigenous) working in support of justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia. Check out ANTaR’s Success… Read More ›
This is all I could think of when I heard the news that the supporting terrorism charges against Haneef have been dropped. (The first few minutes especially.) So many half-arsed assumptions and incompetent deductions. A spokesman for Scotland Yard would… Read More ›
Greg Sheridan in the Government Gazette. But I would trust our democratic political system a thousand times more than I would trust its civil liberties lawyers.
First, a news snippet: The Age: Indigenous land takeover angers NT govt NT Attorney-General [and Member for Nhulunbuy] Syd Stirling said Aboriginal communities territory-wide were angry, confused and talking of legal action. He said the territory government was seeking advice… Read More ›
Jim Flynn, Emeritus Professor of Political Studies at a New Zealand university, has pronounced himself the arbiter of which women should be allowed to breed. Note that fathers are completely invisible in his genetic-decay worldview, what could just as easily… Read More ›
From the ABC News, Police support Indigenous permit status quo: Reactions of indigenous people and local police to the Howard government’s plan to steal Aboriginal land and open it to “public scrutiny”. Criticism in this article centres around two issues…. Read More ›