Peak Hour Traffic Trumps The Right To Protest, Court Finds

New Matilda, August 22 2014. Read the original here. And down the slippery slope we go, a few inches more. In a national context characterised by expansion of the state’s powers to monitor the internet, punish whistleblowers, and restrict the power of the media to report matters of public interest, a further incremental affront to… Continue reading Peak Hour Traffic Trumps The Right To Protest, Court Finds

Calls Grow For Boycott Of Sydney’s Israeli Film Festival

New Matilda, August 18 2014. Read the original here. Thursday will mark 45 days since Israel started Operation Protective Edge, the brutal assault that has now killed around 2,000 Palestinians. It is also the opening night of Sydney’s Israeli Film Festival (IFF), a nationwide showcase of Israeli cinema, sponsored by, among others, the Israeli embassy.… Continue reading Calls Grow For Boycott Of Sydney’s Israeli Film Festival