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The disaster of Cambodia, the so-called hope for Australia's refugees

The disaster of Cambodia, the so-called hope for Australia's refugees

Michael SainsburyAug 19, 2016

The political situation in Cambodia has gone from bad to worse. You can bet no more refugees from Nauru will be choosing to relocate there.

Banality of evil: bureaucracy's role in Nauru

Banality of evil: bureaucracy's role in Nauru

David DonaldsonAug 17, 20164 Comments

Wilson security might have downplayed abuse on Nauru to make their stats look better.

What the rest of the world is saying about Nauru abuses

What the rest of the world is saying about Nauru abuses

John MartinkusAug 15, 20166 Comments

Australia's appalling treatment of refugees on Nauru is the talk of the world, writes John Martinkus.

Nauru files: this is Australia's Abu Ghraib moment

Nauru files: this is Australia's Abu Ghraib moment

John MartinkusAug 10, 201617 Comments

This leak has exposed the years of denials, obfuscation and the consistent attempts to keep conditions for those detained on Nauru out of the eye of the Australian public, writes foreign correspondent John Martinkus.

Thailand's military rulers entrench their power

Thailand's military rulers entrench their power

Michael SainsburyAug 8, 2016

A new constitution will replace Thailand's pre-coup parliamentary system. And things don't look good for the country's democracy.

Why we know nothing about the victims of Sagamihara

Why we know nothing about the victims of Sagamihara

Shakira HusseinAug 8, 20161 Comment

The mass murderer who targeted disabled people in a care facility in Japan said he wanted people with disabilities to "disappear". Our society seems to agree.

RBA, not govt, correctly assesses real China threat

RBA, not govt, correctly assesses real China threat

Michael SainsburyAug 3, 20162 Comments

Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.

Nauru's Justice Minister v ABC: defo claims on wife's death

Nauru's Justice Minister v ABC: defo claims on wife's death

Josh TaylorJul 22, 2016

The ABC's sensational February report into David Adeang and the death of his wife is being challenged in court.

Dirty money? The 'corrupt' Malaysian pollie who bought into Adelaide Uni

Dirty money? The 'corrupt' Malaysian pollie who bought into Adelaide Uni

Jarni BlakkarlyJul 21, 20161 Comment

Adelaide Uni is in damage control over its links to Taib Mahmud, writes freelance journalist Jarni Blakkarly.

Tomorrow, the world: China is steadily buying off south-east Asia

Tomorrow, the world: China is steadily buying off south-east Asia

Michael SainsburyJul 18, 20166 Comments

It’s now publicly clear what observers have known for some time: China is trying to economically annex poorer nations.

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