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Clampdown continues in Tibet, China and Australia to meet for Human Rights Dialogue

Uncategorized February 5th, 2009

From Phayul.com: Australian and Chinese officials will meet on Monday for the Twelfth Australia-China Human Rights Dialogue, originally scheduled for late last year. Meanwhile authorities in Lhasa have arrested dozens of Tibetans as part of a renewed military crackdown ahead of the 50th Anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan Uprising on 10 March. Also on Monday [...]

Electronic Frontiers Australia member Geordie Guy receives death threat over web filter plan

Uncategorized February 5th, 2009

From Andrew Ramadge, Technology Reporter @ NEWS.com.au: A DEATH threat has been made against a vocal opponent of the Federal Government’s web filtering plan in a grim escalation of the already heated debate. Online rights campaigner Geordie Guy received a threatening phone message last month after publicly disagreeing with an article supporting the filtering scheme. [...]