Sense of impunity emboldens autocrats to kill enemies

Beirut: The disappearance of a prominent Saudi journalist raises a dark question for anyone who dares criticise governments or speak out against those in power: Will the world have their back? Dictators and autocrats have always sought to silence dissenters, even ones that flee abroad to escape their grasp. They seem to only get bolder in turning to their playbook of […]

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'Insulting' AFLW series truly makes no sense

The AFL has stuffed up. They’ve introduced two new teams into the fledgling AFLW competition, but inexplicably proposed reducing the amount of games each team will play. Daisy Pearce: “In reality this is a gimmicky tournament.” This means that although the competition has grown to include 10 teams, each team will play just six games before a two-week finals series. […]

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