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Offshore detention is sadism. The camps are labs for the exploration of human suffering.

Offshore detention is sadism. The camps are labs for the exploration of human suffering.

When you are willing to let someone go blind slowly, a child to starve themself to death in protest and trauma, then your camp has become something other than a mere containment facility that happens to be cruel.

NSW declares earliest total fire ban on record

NSW declares earliest total fire ban on record

Good morning, early birds. NSW declares its earliest fire ban on record after blazes across the state. Plus, The Greens propose an inquiry into Manus and Nauru. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Bishop’s ‘shirtfront’ moment?

Crikey Worm: Bishop’s ‘shirtfront’ moment?

Good morning, early birds. Julie Bishop is set to challenge the Trump administration on Russia. Plus, Labor has a tough week ahead in the Super Saturday byelections. It’s the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Press gallery to boycott forum over Nauru ABC ban

Press gallery to boycott forum over Nauru ABC ban

News Corp journalists are, however, tweeting against the boycott.

Media Files: Nauru government bans ABC from regional forum

Media Files: Nauru government bans ABC from regional forum

The Federal Government Press Gallery has lashed out at a decision by the Nauruan government to block ABC journalists from attending the Pacific Islands Forum.

A primer on the economic relationship between Australia and Nauru

A primer on the economic relationship between Australia and Nauru

A quick glance at Nauru's education, health, defence and broader budgets gives some interesting background to why this small country seems so co-operative.

Is PNG trying to pervert justice for Manus Island asylum seekers?

Is PNG trying to pervert justice for Manus Island asylum seekers?

While injustices on Nauru receive a good airing, not many people are talking about what's happening in Papua New Guinea right now.

Crikey Worm: Dan Andrews sweats as funds scandal heats up

Crikey Worm: Dan Andrews sweats as funds scandal heats up

Good morning, early birds. The Victorian Premier resists mounting pressure to force 21 of his scandal-plagued ministers to resign. Plus, how Peter Dutton's department tried to prevent a suicidal 10-year-old boy from coming to Australia for care. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Is Germany building a case to charge Australian ministers for crimes against humanity?

Is Germany building a case to charge Australian ministers for crimes against humanity?

With calls for the ICC to investigate the Australian government going unheard, some are looking to a far-reaching code that gives the German judiciary the ability to prosecute crimes against humanity, even if they have no relation to the country.

Crikey Worm: formal harassment complaint lodged against Joyce

Crikey Worm: formal harassment complaint lodged against Joyce

Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce now faces a formal sexual harassment complaint. Plus, tent mould in the Nauru detention centre could be grounds for a lawsuit against the Australian government. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.