Australia’s reluctance from afar to recognise Israel’s genocide in Gaza is being challenged by the genocide case against Israel in the World Court
John Pilger’s final essay investigates why today there is ‘a silence filled by a consensus of propaganda’ as the world’s two greatest powers draw closer to conflict.
The murky background of the likely next President of Indonesia may come to haunt Indonesia, and Australia.
In war, the rule of law can be a ‘flexible’ concept – but one man stepped forward and blew the whistle on the secret cover-up of Australian war crimes.
‘Top Secret’ NSA map, this extract showing the Pacific Ocean and the XKeyScore surveillance facilities located in Australia and New Zealand and other nations.
The NSA surveillance facilities are located in Australia at Pine Gap (Rainfall) near Alice Springs, the signals intelligence satellite stations outside Geraldton in Western Australia, at Shoal Bay near Darwin, and at the HMAS Harman listening post in Canberra, and in at New Zealand’s Waihopai satellite interception station (Ironsand). (Image: NSA, via Edward Snowden)
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Being part of the global supply network that supplies parts for the Israeli F-35 jet fighters used over Gaza implicates Australia in their alleged war crimes.
Israel’s actions in Gaza have been fine-tuned over years of imprisonment, humiliation, occupation, and killing of Palestinians.
Australia’s secret support for the Israeli assault on Gaza, through Pine Gap.
On the anniversary of the Balibó killings, the Australian government is still holding tight to its secrets on the East Timor genocide. As the fight to unearth those dark secrets continues, we remember one of the heroes of that fight.
The Australian and British media are ramping up public fear of the rulers in Beijing, aiding a major military build-up, and perhaps conflict, by America and its allies
There’s never been so many obstacles in the way of investigative journalism – but there are opportunities and ways to challenge these silences.
High-tech automated lethal drones and rocket-firing helicopter gunships of the Indonesian military are being used in attacks on indigenous villagers in West Papua – just a few hundred kilometres north of Australian territory.
Nicky Hager is one of the world’s best independent, investigative journalists; find out how he’s been challenging power for decades.
Australia lacks adequate ethical restraints on its booming development of autonomous weapons that kill with minimal human input.
Despite a lack of solid results, a growing number of Australian universities are rushing to set up in Indonesia to teach wealthy locals.
When two Reuters media workers were killed in Baghdad in the Iraq war, the US military moved rapidly to hide the truth – until WikiLeaks revealed the cover-up.
The Australian Defence Department’s new Frigates project is a jobs merry-go-round for former military officers, bureaucrats, and weapons makers.
Missing records, billions in over-runs, and flawed ships – how the Australian Defence Department’s new Frigates project is a boondoggle for a British weapons-maker.
Australia’s rock star feting of Modi gives support to his domestic agenda, contributing to the decline of democracy and human rights in India, and also to the push for confrontation with China.
With billions of dollars on the banquet table, Australia should choose its dinner guests wisely.
The use of military grade spyware by Australian government departments means our most personal data stored on our mobile phones – from financial details, contacts, and private photos, to an archive of messages and movements – is no longer secret.
An assertive and rising Indonesia has reacted badly to Australia’s renewed AUKUS embrace with the Anglosphere.
Despite a year of grace given to the Prime Minister for ‘quiet diplomacy’ to work, the release of Julian Assange from political incarceration and extradition looks as remote as ever – so it seems it’s time to get out the loudhailer once more.
A mere stroke of the pen by US President Joe Biden can see the immediate release of Julian Assange.
On the recent death of veteran Australian diplomat Richard Woolcott, the historical record leaves him an unquiet grave.
Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is looking to develop a ‘green energy’ mega project in Africa – but at what cost?