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Dutton’s Rwandans led troops in deadly raid targeting tourists

Dutton’s Rwandans led troops in deadly raid targeting tourists

Two Rwandan men secretly resettled by the government led soldiers in a 1999 raid in Uganda that resulted in the rape and murder of Western tourists.

Can Julian Burnside turn Kooyong Green?

Can Julian Burnside turn Kooyong Green?

Julian Burnside was once a lawyer for CEOs and heiresses. Now, the refugee advocate is hoping to win a Liberal stronghold for the Greens.

Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Good morning, early birds. Border Force has apologised for the case of "human error" which lead to refugee Hakeem al-Araibi being detained in Thailand, and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says he had "no idea" a travel company paid for his holiday flights after winning tender from the federal government. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

‘With hope in your heart’: Hakeem Al-Araibi returns home

‘With hope in your heart’: Hakeem Al-Araibi returns home

Hakeem did not walk into Melbourne's international terminal alone yesterday, and it wasn't just Craig Foster by his side.

Hakeem heading home after Thailand drops case

Hakeem heading home after Thailand drops case

Good morning, early birds. Freed Bahraini refugee Hakeem al-Araibi is expected to be home in Australia within hours, and Bill Shorten faces the year's first parliamentary sitting day having backflipped on support for medical transfer legislation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Peter Dutton makes early play for 2019’s Arsehat of the Year

Peter Dutton makes early play for 2019’s Arsehat of the Year

It seems Dutton knows there's limited time left to display his unparalleled arsehattery on a big stage, and he's going to make the absolute most of it.

What exactly did Labor sell at the 2018 national conference?

What exactly did Labor sell at the 2018 national conference?

Unlike the Liberals or the Greens, Labor runs an open shop during its national conference — but it is more like a display window then a factory floor.

The question no one will answer about Hakeem Al-Araibi

The question no one will answer about Hakeem Al-Araibi

This arrest could have huge ramifications for other refugees who have been granted asylum by Australia. We need answers.

Crisis watch: the various hot messes threatening Labor and Shorten

Crisis watch: the various hot messes threatening Labor and Shorten

From technology to welfare to refugees, Bill Shorten has plenty to deal with in the lead-up to the national conference.

The fight for asylum seekers is a fight for the soul of our nation

The fight for asylum seekers is a fight for the soul of our nation

Today is Human Rights Day, the 70th anniversary of the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What exactly have we learned?