keywords: Incarceration

  • INTERNATIONAL

    Australia's approving silence on US torture

    • Vacy Vlazna
    • 14 November 2007
    4 Comments

    In July 2002, Australia voted against a proposal to strengthen the 1984 UN Convention against Torture. John Howard's friendship with George W. Bush has compromised and tainted our once reputable record on human rights advocacy.  

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Cuban detainees' hope for fair trial

    • Rodrigo Acuña
    • 03 October 2007

    The 'Cuba Five' remain incarcerated in the US on terrorism charges. Since 1959 almost every US administration has seen Cuban civilians as 'fair game' in their efforts to overthrow Castro. Would a Democrat administration take a different approach?

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Opportunity passes over Beazley and Costello

    • Jack Waterford
    • 24 December 2006

    The idea that neither Peter Costello nor Kim Beazley will ever be Prime Minister of Australia has been reinforced in recent months. From 25 July 2006.  

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Opportunity passes over Beazley and Costello

    • Jack Waterford
    • 24 July 2006
    1 Comment

    The idea that neither Peter Costello nor Kim Beazley will ever be Prime Minister of Australia has been reinforced in recent months

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Film reviews

    • Juliette Hughes, Allan James Thomas, Alex McDermott, Tim Metherall, Morag Fraser
    • 04 July 2006

    Reviews of the films Talk to Her; The Pianist; Ned Kelly; Sur Mes Lèvres; and The Hours.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Pastoral politics

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 16 June 2006

    What kinds of public conversation do we need to encourage to ensure that the policies and administration of government encourage humane values?

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The durability of poverty

    • Beth Doherty
    • 31 May 2006

    Beth Doherty examines the Community, Adversity and Resilience report.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Book reviews

    • Nathan Kensey, Daniel Marti, Aaron Martin, Beth Doherty
    • 14 May 2006

    Reviews of the books: Who did this to our Bali?; Off Course: From Public Place to Marketplace at Melbourne University; Dark Dreams, Australian refugee stories by young writers; A history of the devil:  From the Middle Ages to the present.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Morality questioned

    • Tony Smith
    • 30 April 2006

    Tony Smith reviews Ian Rankin’s Fleshmarket Close; Garry Disher’s Kittyhawk Down and Alexander McCall Smith’s The Sunday Philosophy Club.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    March for Brosnan

    • Louise Clarke
    • 29 April 2006

    As a public figure, Father John Brosnan was hard to ignore. Throughout his life he worked tirelessly for social justice, providing support for those in prison. Next month, the Brosnan Centre celebrates his life and work.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Burma’s hidden diaspora

    • Ron Browning
    • 21 April 2006

    Hope emerges for the Karen people forced to flee Burma for refugee camps just over the border in Thailand.  

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Going to jail

    • Brian Doyle
    • 20 April 2006

    Brian  Doyle on incarceration, American style.

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