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Saudi crown prince's carefully managed rise hides dark side

Saudi crown prince's carefully managed rise hides dark side

PR images of a young, smiling Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed crumble again with the disappearance and suspected murder of a journalist critic.

  • by Matthew Lee

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'Deeply concerned': Australia responds to missing Saudi Arabia critic
Saudi Arabia

'Deeply concerned': Australia responds to missing Saudi Arabia critic

Dissident Jamal Khashoggi has now been missing for nearly 10 days, last seen entering a Saudi consulate to get paperwork he needed to marry.

  • by Patrick Begley
China region gives legal basis for Muslim internment camps
China

China region gives legal basis for Muslim internment camps

China's far-northwestern region of Xinjiang has revised legislation to provide a legal basis for internment camps where up to 1 million Muslims are being held.

'A step backwards': Parents hit back at right for schools to discriminate
High school

'A step backwards': Parents hit back at right for schools to discriminate

Parents and advocacy groups have responded with anger at the right of religious schools to turn away gay students and teachers, saying it would have a significant effect on children’s mental health and would be a "step backwards" for the country.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
DNA evidence links Muhammad Ali to heroic slave, family says
Human rights

DNA evidence links Muhammad Ali to heroic slave, family says

Ali's family has made a discovery that appears to shed new light on the boxer's lineage - where he came from, and also his additional place in American history.

  • by Ben Strauss
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Congolese Mukwege, Iraq's Murad
Human rights

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Congolese Mukwege, Iraq's Murad

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize announced in Oslo on Friday.

  • by Nerijus Adomaitis & Terje Solsvik
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Workplace sexual harassment in focus as national inquiry comes to WA
Australian Human Rights Commission

Workplace sexual harassment in focus as national inquiry comes to WA

Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner will travel to Perth and Geraldton next week to hear stories of sexual harassment in the workplace.

  • by Cameron Myles
'Balancing' act: Australia's new race commissioner is not inclined to commentary or advocacy
Christian Porter

'Balancing' act: Australia's new race commissioner is not inclined to commentary or advocacy

Chin Tan, Australia's new race discrimination commissioner, sees his role very differently to predecessor Tim Soutphommasane.

  • by Michael Koziol
Judge orders arrest of former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori
Human rights

Judge orders arrest of former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori

A Peruvian Supreme Court judge has overturned a presidential pardon he had received roughly nine months ago on health grounds.

  • by John Quigley
Hair implants refusal puts company in HIV discrimination spotlight
Harassment

Hair implants refusal puts company in HIV discrimination spotlight

The Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland saw a rise in discrimination complaints in the past year.

  • by Lucy Stone
They were promised a 'paradise' in North Korea. Now they are suing over the lies
War

They were promised a 'paradise' in North Korea. Now they are suing over the lies

Hiroko Sakakibara was only a young girl when the North Korean agents came to her father's house trying to sell him on a dream of earthly paradise.

  • by Simon Denyer