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Dob-in to International Criminal Court

Friends, I've always believe in the power of the people. In saying so, as regards our government's offshore detention issues, there are ordinary Australians having knowledge deeper than me and, their pens mightier than mine. As such, if you have any piece of information relating to our government's enslavement of asylum-seekers at Manus Island and Nauru, please let the public know.


Rome Statute Article 25 on Individual Responsiblity

To all friends, in particular, those who have been following closely on our cause re ICC, I would like to draw your attention, especially, to this document prepared by Professor Kai Ambos, explaining the modes of individual criminal liability in large-scale political crimes [#1], such as the Crime Against Humanity. I am aware that most of us are being novice and layman with respect to Law etc.. (myself, not a lawyer); and I therefore apologize putting you through such a difficult-to-read document.


Urgency on Offshore Situation

Urgency on Offshore Situation: Friends, recent events on Manus Island stand-off have demonstrated the government's lack of political will to solve the offshore refugee issues. The government's decision last week to suspend the sittings of House of Representative has been another point in this case. We know that the Senate had instructed -- thanks to the Greens -- the government to implement certain NZ resettlement transfers for some refugees. The government suspending the House of Representatives may have thwarted the possibility for a similar motion to be passed by Australian Parliament.


Australia at ICC

Australia, therefore, has the treaty obligation to correct the infractions of the laws of enslavement of person(s). This alleged case in consideration has been that the Australian nationals are perpetrating the crime of enslavement in the Republic of Nauru and Papua New Guinea. Understandably, the local law enforcements such as Australian Federal Police or Australian Courts may not be able to directly take immediate actions on such offshore crimes. ......


Virtual Communities - All about Respect

Recently, I was admitted to hospital -- no-thanks to unusually strong Aussie flu. The complications developed due to the lack of salts in my body during a course of ordinary flu tablets. These salts, doctors explained, were knocked out by regular high-blood pressure medication which I had been taking for 5 years! With diarrhoea and some vomiting, the doctors at Ryde Hospital immediately administering sodium & potassium solutions with IV fluids. After discharge from hospital, my personal GP told me that the case, indeed, is quite a serious one.


End Offshore Slavery

Friends, we have been running the #EvacuateNow campaign in a while. For my part, I had written in February 2017 to my local Federal MP, the Hon. John Alexander, Senator for NSW Marise Payne, both of them from LNP [#1]. In addition, I had communicated to Andrew Wilkie MP (Independent, Tasmania) and Adam Brandt MP (Greens, Melbourne), asking the motion to be set at Australian House of Representative to evacuate asylum-seekers held offshore detention centres (Haven't seen anything being done on that front).


Analysing Trump-Turnbull Phone X-change

This certainly has been a sad week as one of our refugees on Manus Island, Hamed Shamshiripour was found dead. But my friends, we must keep marching on with recent transcript of Trump-Turnbull phone conversation. There has been various Australian NGOs commenting on about it, which you could find in the following link [#01]. The most pointing comments came from the NGO workers of the Human Rights Law Centre and the GetUP!


Enslavement in Manus Island and Nauru

Summary of Allegations

1. The Commonwealth Government of Australia has perpetrated the crime against humanity of enslavement of asylum-seekers. A total of 2,200 asylum-seekers, who are of entirely civilian characters have been confined in Manus Island of Papua New Guinea and in Republic of Nauru for four years. The detention companies Broadspectrum and Ferrovial have co-perpetrated in the crime of enslavement. The governments of Papua New Guinea and Republic of Nauru also have co-perpetrated in this crime.


Who gonna park on that spot ?

My activist friends, lately there have been a fair bit of talks within our forums about current state of refugee rights movement. Some express concerns about the lack of unity, direction or even, leadership. Some complaints the movement has been lacking the participation from those who have 'real refugee' experiences (see [#1]).



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