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Simone Van Hattem with the latest on the Protect Peaceful Protest campaign in WA

Simone Van Hattem with the latest on the Protect Peaceful Protest campaign in WA, a group concerned with legislation the Barnett government is attempting to push through parliament that would criminalise protest. “We are concerned that the punishments defined in the bill, up to $24000 or 24 months’ imprisonment, will act as a deterrent to […]

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Interview Kamala Emmanuel – Defend Free Speech Perth

Perth activist Kamala Emanuel was charged with “failure to obey [an] order given by an officer” for violating council by-laws, including one by-law that prohibits a person from carrying a sign without authorisation. Mar Bucknell speaks with Kamala about the case and the ramifications for free speech in our so-called democracy. Click here to listen […]

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