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Loewenstein: Manus protest is failing, so let’s talk about a boycott of Australia

Antony Loewenstein November 13, 2017 12 Comments

Industries like sporting and tourism could be turned into tools for fighting indefinite incarceration.

Community newspaper cuts … the revolving door … Tele’s Manus Island exclusive …

Community newspaper cuts … the revolving door … Tele’s Manus Island exclusive …

Emily Watkins November 10, 2017

Both major newspaper companies have announced more cuts at their community titles this week.

Crikey Worm: Manus images released

Max Chalmers November 10, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Islamic State loses its foothold in Syria, and Coalition conservatives hatch a plan to delay a marriage equality vote in parliament. Plus, activist group GetUp has released pictures and video from inside the Manus detention centre. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Razer: our empathy will not save the souls on Manus

Helen Razer November 7, 2017 43 Comments

The horror story unfolding on Manus Island is due to a democracy deficit not an "empathy deficit".

Crikey Worm: Frydenberg the Hungarian?

Max Chalmers November 3, 2017

Good morning, early birds. Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg is the latest MP to be caught up in the dual citizenship crisis, and a 4500-year-old landmark reveals some startling mysteries of its own. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Rundle: the moral case for illegal counteraction on Manus

Guy Rundle November 1, 2017 27 Comments

Will the refugee groups put a general call-out to those of us willing to be arrested, in organised collective action?

Glen Le Lievre

Crikey November 1, 2017 3 Comments

Crikey Worm: Rudd joins the NBN blame game

Max Chalmers October 24, 2017 2 Comments

Good morning, early birds. Kevin Rudd has hit back at the government's blame-shifting for the NBN debacle, and Australian refugee lawyers fight to keep the Manus Island detention centre open. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Manus messenger: podcasting blurred memories from an island prison

Crikey October 20, 2017 3 Comments

Aziz has been telling me about his life and reporting his experiences in the detention centre. From these fragments, we’ve compiled a podcast, The Messenger, writes freelance journalist Michael Green.

Dutton, in cahoots with PNG authorities, blatantly disregards Supreme Court decision

Greg Barns September 29, 2017 4 Comments

Earlier this year, the PNG Supreme Court declared Australia's offshore detention program on Manus Island unlawful, expecting Australia would be sufficiently chastened, and take steps to wind back its illegal activities. That, however, is not what happened.