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The essence of liberalism is under challenge from Australia’s India travel ban

The Australian government’s ban – with penalties – on travellers returning from India is startling, indeed it is difficult to see it as...

No wonder the Human Rights Commission released a statement on Saturday raising “deep concerns about these extraordinary new restrictions”.

  • Professor Kim Rubenstein
  • Brisbane Times

It is difficult to reconcile the concept of being a citizen of a democratic country while being trapped by one’s own government, unable to leave Australia (through the absolute ban on…

With these recent measures, two of the very touchstones of a democracy are being trashed at a stroke; measures that no other…

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