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on June 23, 2015 in World News

Australian prime minister launches new attack on democratic rights

Australian prime minister launches new attack on democratic rights Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. By Nick Beams The degree of lawlessness at the centre of the Australian government’s proposals to strip away the citizenship rights of those accused of fighting with, or supporting, terrorists overseas—and the implications for democratic rights more broadly—have been underscored by remarks of Prime Minister Tony Abbott attacking the right of an accused person to a trial. Speaking to reporters on Friday, Abbott declared that dual citizenship holders, suspected of fighting with terrorist organisations, should have their… View Article

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