February 23, 2018 1
Duterte’s war on drugs has become, like in every other nation where a drugs war is waged, an onslaught against the poor.
November 13, 2017 12
Industries like sporting and tourism could be turned into tools for fighting indefinite incarceration.
June 6, 2017 14
Palestinians remain under an Israeli regime of house demolitions, ever-expanding illegal settlements and strict controls over daily life, writes freelance journalist Antony Loewenstein.
April 28, 2017 7
Should public housing be privately managed? And if so, should Serco, infamous for its role in offshore detention centres, be the one doing the managing?
April 20, 2012 1
Apart from the escalating rate of civilian deaths, from Taliban and Western forces, the rise of private security armies has defined the war, resulting in numerous contractor crimes against Afghan civilians.
April 13, 2012 1
America and the West have backed the Pakistani state’s brutality since September 11.
February 16, 2012 3
The reality away from corporate spin is a simmering conflict.
February 10, 2012 7
Bougainvilleans may have won the war but the peace has left years of inertia, and a province desperately needing rehabilitation.
December 1, 2011 3
The isolation of the Christmas Island detention centre is the key to soaring mental health problems of staff and detainees. Crikey took the long flight to inspect the facility.
November 30, 2011 3
Curtin is situated inside an Australian Airforce Base, around 30 minutes drive from Derby, and can only be accessed by prior arrangement with Serco. Crikey paid a visit.
November 29, 2011 2
When West Australian Premier Colin Barnett said last week that he welcomed the announcement of a permanent US military presence in northern Australia), his words are worth considering in a wider context.
October 25, 2011 8
This is an extract from an essay in On Utøya: Anders Breivik, right terror, racism and Europe.
September 6, 2011 21
In the 10 years since 9/11, millions of people have been killed but countless firms have benefitted from the explosion in Western defence spending.
April 15, 2011 20
Where are Arab voices in the Australian media as part of the coverage of the NSW Greens embracing boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel?
March 17, 2011 30
The campaign against the Greens candidate for Marrickville is not all fair and above board.
March 14, 2011 1
Privatisation is firmly on the agenda of the NSW election campaign. But leaders and voters should look to Western Australia for some of the problems it brings.
February 22, 2011 17
Three security guards working at Sydney’s Villawood detention centre have exposed occupational health and safety breaches at their workplace, in exclusive interviews with Crikey.
February 11, 2011 3
Former Guantanamo Bay inmate Mamdouh Habib, has an intimate knowledge of Omar Suleiman; he met him personally while Habib was illegally rendered to Egypt in 2001 and tortured.
February 8, 2011 15
Truly free speech in the Arab world threatens Israel because a wide diversity of views will be more loudly heard and necessarily incorporated into the political mainstream, writes Antony Loewenstein.
November 22, 2010 4
Elite Australian soldiers are involved in covert operations for the Americans in the "war on terror", co-ordinated through the top-secret, Paris-based centre Alliance Base.