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Just Punishment Film Review

This article was originally published at Right Now: Human Rights in Australia. By Maya Borom Among the many countries throughout the world that still have the death penalty in place is one of Australia’s closest neighbours, Singapore. Mandatory sentencing of some offences existed in Singapore prior to 2012, which meant that certain offences, such as drug…

Whatever happened to …?

This article was originally published at Election Watch 2013 Whatever happened to …? Credit: Takver, Flickr Both The Wikileaks Party (WLP) and the Pirate Party of Australia (PPAU) failed to win any seats, despite heavy campaigning and a solid groundswell of dedicated volunteers spruiking their respective platforms. So what are some of the theories as…