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Stop Black Deaths in Custody

Each time I see BLM initials I think of the generations before us who have paved the path to freedom. The Black Lives Matter...

Gentrification from local perspectives

The Redfern-Waterloo Tour of Beauty features prominently in the How the City Cares exhibition at Customs House in Circular Quay. It sits proudly among...

Rally for TJ marks ten years of protest

REDFERN: The cries for justice over the tragic death of Aboriginal teenager TJ Hickey on February 14, 2004, have been undermined by the actions of an outside group with its own agenda. The future of the commemorative rally, it seems, is now in jeopardy.

Protest ‘peaceful, passionate and very moving’

From what I saw I do not believe that this demonstration was any more difficult or abusive than previous anniversaries but because of the...

New arrest laws legalise poor policing, says legal expert

Two months before Barry O’Farrell announced the ‘one punch’ laws, he passed a different law that expands police powers to arrest without warrant. Like the ‘one punch’ laws, the arrest laws have been met with controversy, with some South Sydney community groups fearing the expanded arrest powers will reduce in-depth investigation and leave vulnerable people more exposed to abuse.