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Casually threatening letter exposes bureaucrats’ deep-seated contempt for media

Casually threatening letter exposes bureaucrats’ deep-seated contempt for media

Don't be surprised that the Attorney-General's Department is threatening media outlets; its loathing for media freedom goes back a long way.

The big question that has gone unanswered in the Witness K saga

The big question that has gone unanswered in the Witness K saga

Did our government break the law in the 2004 bugging incident? Australians deserve to know.

Australia’s shame: Witness K punished for his service, while the guilty go free

Australia’s shame: Witness K punished for his service, while the guilty go free

After years of relentless pressure, Witness K has pleaded guilty to revealing information about ASIS' criminal conduct in Timor Leste. It is a shameful reward for a man who diligently served his country.

It is a national disgrace to see Witness K treated like this

It is a national disgrace to see Witness K treated like this

From Witness K's lawyer: 'Let us be under no misapprehension. Mighty forces are at play here to hide dirty political linen.'

ABC missing in action on Witness K and Bernard Collaery persecution

ABC missing in action on Witness K and Bernard Collaery persecution

The two outlets that led the coverage of the biggest scandal in Australian politics have fallen silent on its aftermath.

How the Witness K/Collaery case is being delayed into oblivion

How the Witness K/Collaery case is being delayed into oblivion

This is Australian politics' biggest scandal, and the most powerful people in the country are ensuring you know as little about it as possible.

China’s surveillance model is exactly what the West is trying to emulate

China’s surveillance model is exactly what the West is trying to emulate

We need to stop kidding ourselves that we're so different from the Chinese on surveillance and control. They just do it better than us.

And the 2018 Person of the Year is…

And the 2018 Person of the Year is…

Australia owes a great deal to the winners of the 2018 Person of the Year.

Suppression orders and lawyers’ arrogance undermine democracy

Suppression orders and lawyers’ arrogance undermine democracy

The resort to suppression orders by our courts undermines faith in the legal system and is used by the legal industry to avoid scrutiny.

Witness K trial shows authoritarianism is escalating in Australia

Witness K trial shows authoritarianism is escalating in Australia

Crikey readers discuss the Witness K trial, the Victorian Election preference battle and Scott Morrison's religious bent.