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'My world is finished': Rohingya survivors tell of atrocities in Myanmar

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'My world is finished': Rohingya survivors tell of atrocities in Myanmar


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Newcastle teenager's death after Lambton pool incident investigated by police

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Newcastle teenager's death after Lambton pool incident investigated by police


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Catalonia: Spain's top court rules referendum illegal as Catalan leaders double down

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Catalonia: Spain's top court rules referendum illegal as Catalan leaders double down


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Ashley Bryant's family 'let down' by inquest findings

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Ashley Bryant's family 'let down' by inquest findings


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Police, council to investigate horror black spot for cyclists

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Police, council to investigate horror black spot for cyclists


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Former Olympian Neil Brooks wanted over alleged $2 million fraud after wife charged

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Former Olympian Neil Brooks wanted over alleged $2 million fraud after wife charged


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The man behind Crime Stoppers tells Neil Mitchell how we can improve crime-fighting

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The man behind Crime Stoppers tells Neil Mitchell how we can improve crime-fighting


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  • 'My world is finished': Rohingya survivors tell of atrocities in Myanmar
    'My world is finished': Rohingya survivors tell of atrocities in Myanmar

    , smh.com.au

    A massacre in a riverside village called Tula Toli has emerged as the most horrific atrocity in Myanmar's Rakhine State since security forces there launched a brutal offensive against Rohingya Muslim civilians in late August. Ten survivors have corroborated other accounts of how Myanmar soldiers encircled hundreds of men, women and children from the village, which is also called Min Gyi, and opened fire with rifles
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    Tags: Wars |  Atrocities | 
    Places: Australia |  Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Myanmar |  Rakhine | 

Judiciary

  • High Court Outsourced
    High Court Outsourced

    , abc.net.au

    After being overwhelmed with referrals from Canberra, the High Court decides to free up its schedule and outsource the section 44 cases to judiciaries near and far.
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Judiciary |  Law Courts |  High Court | 
    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia | 

Police

  • Ashley Bryant's family 'let down' by inquest findings
    Ashley Bryant's family 'let down' by inquest findings

    , smh.com.au

    Amid road fatalities, drownings, suicides and murders, it was never an easy day at the office for former police officer Ashley Bryant. In his 24 years in the force, Detective Sergeant Bryant was described as a very "driven" and accomplished police officer, serving all over NSW, including Sydney, Bourke and Ballina. But on Tuesday State Coroner Michael Barnes found post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and alcoholism brought on by the extreme stresses of his work ultimately lead to Mr Bryant's tragic death by suicide in 2013
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Crimes

  • Grandmother charged with attempted murder over attack on baby in Brisbane home
    Grandmother charged with attempted murder over attack on baby in Brisbane home

    , abc.net.au

    Queensland police have charged a 64-year-old woman with the attempted murder of her four-month-old grandson in Brisbane's west this morning. Police said the baby was found with multiple facial injuries at a house at The Gap. The baby boy was transported to the Lady Cilento Hospital. Police said he remained in a serious condition and was undergoing surgery. Inspector Daniel Bragg said the boy and his mother were visiting from interstate
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    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Queensland |  Brisbane | 

Wars

  • 'My world is finished': Rohingya survivors tell of atrocities in Myanmar
    'My world is finished': Rohingya survivors tell of atrocities in Myanmar

    , smh.com.au

    A massacre in a riverside village called Tula Toli has emerged as the most horrific atrocity in Myanmar's Rakhine State since security forces there launched a brutal offensive against Rohingya Muslim civilians in late August. Ten survivors have corroborated other accounts of how Myanmar soldiers encircled hundreds of men, women and children from the village, which is also called Min Gyi, and opened fire with rifles
    Read More ...

    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Wars |  Atrocities | 
    Places: Australia |  Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Myanmar |  Rakhine | 

Law Enforcement

  • Newcastle teenager's death after Lambton pool incident investigated by police
    Newcastle teenager's death after Lambton pool incident investigated by police

    , abc.net.au

    Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a teenage boy after an incident at a Newcastle pool on Tuesday afternoon. Officers were called to the Lambton Swimming Pool about 5:00pm on Tuesday after receiving reports a boy had assaulted an employee. A police statement said a number of witnesses restrained the teenager until Newcastle officers arrived. The 17-year-old was treated by paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital where he later died
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Law Enforcement Agencies

  • NT man's death may have been prevented with cameras in police vans, coroner says
    NT man's death may have been prevented with cameras in police vans, coroner says

    , abc.net.au

    Without security cameras in the back of police vans, Northern Territory Police are unable to properly execute their duty of care to detainees, the coroner has indicated. The NT Coroner's Court is examining the death of 23-year-old building apprentice Dale Walkinshaw who died from injuries resulting from his attempt to take his own life while being transported in the back of a police vehicle in September 2016
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    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia | 

Trials

  • Cole Miller's killer sentenced to seven years in jail
    Cole Miller's killer sentenced to seven years in jail

    , smh.com.au

    The man who dealt the punch that killed Brisbane teenager Cole Miller has been sentenced to seven years in jail for the "cowardly" attack. New Zealand national Armstrong Renata fronted the Brisbane Supreme Court on Friday, having pleaded guilty to a count of unlawful striking causing death over the senseless January 2016 assault. The 23-year-old was sentenced to seven years jail, with Justice Helen Bowskill describing the Fortitude Valley incident as "cowardly and violent"
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