Categories Archives: Australia

Asylum Seeker at Manus Island Detention Centre Reports That He and Another Were “Tortured, Assaulted and Threatened With Rape” at Now-Admitted Secret Compound..

An asylum seeker at the Manus Island detention centre has purported that he and another detainee were tortured, physically assaulted, threatened with rape and forced to sign papers withdrawing their witness accounts about the night Iranian asylum seeker R ...

Russia Implements Full Ban on Imports From US, Au, Canada, EU and Norway..

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on the full ban for imports of beef, pork, poultry meat, fish, cheese, milk, vegetables and fruit from Australia, Canada, the EU, the US and Norway. The ban will be in effect until August 7, 2015. Responding ...

Australia: National Commission Recommendations Include Raising Age Pension, Requiring People to Pay Cash to See Bulk-Billed Doctors and More..

For a country that has rapidly become ridiculously expensive and has had a fair share of governments who immediately assume every resident on welfare is rorting the system or that those with nice possessions must be rich and taxable, Australia’s latest ...