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Listen to Syria

A little background: Last month, I was asked to write an op-ed for Il Manifesto Sardo, a Sardinian left-wing fortnightly magazine published on line. It is not an analysis and it does not claim objectivity or neutrality. This piece conveys my very personal point of view – a perspective undoubtedly influenced by the time I spent in Damascus, … Continue reading

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Australia and asylum

Last October, independent MP Andrew Wilkie wrote to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to denounce Abbott and his Cabinet of crimes against humanity. Why? The treatment of asylum-seekers. Since the drafting of the UN Charter, that brought well deserved fame and honour to then Minister of External Affairs Herbert Vere Evatt for his restless activity … Continue reading