Sign the Petition!

Post written by Susan Connelly
9 April 2021
Please sign the petition that calls out “Drop The Prosecutions!” You could get a paper version of the petition instead. You could scan it and send it to [email protected] or post it to 14 Yerrick Road Lakemba NSW 2195   Click here for the paper version. [...]
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The “Witness K” and Bernard Collaery Hearings

Post written by Susan Connelly
9 April 2021
Click on the title above for the list of Court Hearings, photographs, speeches and more. [...]

Media

Post written by Susan Connelly
9 April 2021
Click here for a large number of news items about Witness K and Bernard Collaery.   [...]

Attorney-General’s Power to Discontinue Cases

Post written by Susan Connelly
9 April 2021

ANU Webinar: Secrecy and Spying

Post written by Susan Connelly
7 April 2021
The Australian National University hosted a webinar on 31 March 2021. Click here for the recording and for overviews of the speeches –  Secrecy and Spying: The Trials of Bernard Collaery and Witness K [...]

Alan Moir Cartoon

Post written by Susan Connelly
22 September 2020
Alan Moir – FREEDOM FROM INFORMATION   Thanks to Alan Moir for permission to use his brilliant cartoon. [...]

Think Dili, not Darwin

Post written by Susan Connelly
6 April 2021
On 19 February 1942 Darwin was bombed in the first raid of 64 attacks by the Japanese air force. The bombing was designed to disable the infrastructure to prevent it being used against the Japanese push south. Japan had no intention of invading Australia. On the same day, Portuguese Timor was bombed and invaded, and the Japanese stayed there for 4 years. Richard Gregory has illustrated this situation superbly. Click here. [...]

The Bombing of Dili

Post written by Susan Connelly
4 March 2021
BOMBING OF DILI It’s 79 years since the bombing of Dili, Portuguese Timor. (Darwin was also bombed.) It’s high time we Australians remembered with sorrow the terrible loss of Timorese lives during World War 11. Tens of thousands died as a direct result of helping our Australian soldiers. See graphic here. There was a rally outside Linda Reynolds’ Office in Perth on Friday 19th February. The Defence Minister was chosen because of the WWII connection. Here’s an image of the event.   And here’s the advertisement in the newspaper. [...]

Recent Awards for Bernard Collaery

Post written by Susan Connelly
2 December 2020
See here for Awards that Bernard Collaery has recently received. [...]

National Day of Action – 9 November 2020

Post written by Susan Connelly
10 November 2020
Photos – National Day of Action – Drop the Prosecutions! 
9 November 2020 Canberra, Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart, Darwin, Alice SpringsPictorial summary.                              [...]

Bernard Collaery’s speech in Armidale

Post written by Susan Connelly
2 November 2020
Find here a pdf of Bernard Collaery speech’s at the Annual Human Rights Lecture of the Armidale Sanctuary Humanitarian Settlement at the UNE, Armidale on 29 October 2020 [...]