Give Australian death-row prisoners life: Vigils held for Bali Nine pair set for execution

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran say they’re blessed despite their death sentences. Ampuni – meaning mercy – vigils for the Bali Nine pair have been held across Australia. The convicted drug traffickers are due to face the firing squad in Indonesia this month despite repeated pleas from the Australian government. Australian death-row prisoners Myuran Sukumaran, […]

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Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott faces leadership challenge

Government lawmaker Andrew Nikolic told colleagues in an email that the challenge was the “ill-disciplined and self-interested behaviours that the Australian people explicitly rejected in 2013.” “Your actions are disappointing and divisive,” Nikolic told Simpkins in an email copied to other Liberal lawmakers. “You do not have my support for this.” Government lawmaker Dennis Jensen, […]

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Australian Government to denies visa to one of the world’s leading anti-vaccination activists

Pressure is on the Australian Government to deny a visa to one of the world’s leading anti-vaccination activists. Pro-vaccination campaigners have expressed outrage over a planned Australian speaking tour by Sherri Tenpenny, a prolific US osteopath who believes children should not be immunised. Sherri Tenpenny, who has written books such as Saying No to Vaccines […]

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