NSW covid: Nurse shares the reality of life inside a Sydney Covid ICU

With one death, 52 people hospitalised and 15 people in the ICU, including five requiring ventilation, Sydney is grappling with its worst Covid-19 outbreak in more than a year. Sorgente: NSW covid: Nurse shares the reality of life inside a Sydney Covid ICU

Uyghurs in Australia call for genocide declaration in wake of report into China’s Xinjiang region policies – ABC News

An independent report is the latest to accuse China of a clear “intent to destroy” the Uyghur people in Xinjiang, and Uyghurs are pressing Australia to call it genocide. Sorgente: Uyghurs in Australia call for genocide declaration in wake of report into China’s Xinjiang region policies – ABC News

Documents reveal inside story of Australia’s defence cooperation with Myanmar junta – ABC News

Australia is among a small number of nations that maintain cooperation with Myanmar’s armed forces since its campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya people in 2017. Freedom of information documents now reveal new details about the controversial program. Sorgente: Documents reveal inside story of Australia’s defence cooperation with Myanmar junta – ABC News

“I Am A Journalist, A Writer, A Prisoner”: Reporting From Inside A Refugee Detention Centre

UNITED NATIONS: Despite being locked up in an Australian detention centre on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island, Kurdish-Iranian journalist Behrouz Sorgente: “I Am A Journalist, A Writer, A Prisoner”: Reporting From Inside A Refugee Detention Centre

Stop the torture of kids in youth detention – Amnesty International Australia

With new evidence uncovered of the abuse of kids in QLD youth detention centres, now more than ever the Prime Minister must ensure the safety of kids in all youth detention centres. Sorgente: Stop the torture of kids in youth detention – Amnesty International Australia

Australian Politician Sets Methane-Laden River on Fire to Protest Fracking — Raging Bull-shit

‘This is the future of Australia if we do not stop the frackers.’ By Nadia Prupis, staff writer at Common Dreams An Australian elected official set fire to a river in Queensland this weekend in an act of protest against the coal seam gas industry, stating that fracking causes methane to seep into the river.Continua a leggere “Australian Politician Sets Methane-Laden River on Fire to Protest Fracking — Raging Bull-shit”

Australia court: Imprisoning refugees offshore is legal – Al Jazeera English

High Court rules in favour of government’s policy to detain asylum-seekers in offshore prisons, sparking an outcry. Sorgente: Australia court: Imprisoning refugees offshore is legal – Al Jazeera English