Australian news, and some related international items

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young defending the right to peacefully protest

The right to peacefully protest is at the core of our democracy. Home affairs Minister Peter Dutton threat to cancel welfare payments of climate protesters is an attempt to silence their views and is completely inappropriate.

Rather than resort to serious threats and attempt to shut down community views, the Government should come up with a national plan for dealing with the climate crisis that we’re in.

Article: Peter Dutton opens door to cancelling welfare of climate protesters, The Australian:…/4907f2938e9099f2f7db1680…

October 6, 2019 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, civil liberties, politics

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