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What Voltaire would have said about Israel Folau and free speech in Australia today

What Voltaire would have said about Israel Folau and free speech in Australia today

The state of Israel Folau echoes the state of free speech in this country. The words of one legendary writer warned us of this day.

“Australia needs a bill of rights” – Assange’s lawyer speaks out

Geoffrey Robertson QC has defended Salman Rushdie, he’s represented Julian Assange, and now he’s pushing for an Australian Bill of Rights.

Government rushes through legislation to crush criticism against it

In a bill that was rushed through last week, the Turnbull government has clamped down on freedom of expression under the guise of national security.

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