‘I’m Aussie’: Man with disability to be deported to Canada after racking up criminal record

‘I’m Aussie’: Man with disability to be deported to Canada after racking up criminal record

Posted May 17, 2018 16:11:40 Photo: Colin Martin has been told he will be deported on May 29. (ABC News: Karen Percy) Related Story: Melbourne father fights to stop son’s deportation Related Story: Canadian-born disabled man allowed to remain in Victoria while fighting deportation Colin Martin admits he is frightened …

Tony Abbott on ABC breach: I’m not asking for an apology … but I should get one | Australia news

Tony Abbott says he’s not demanding an apology from the ABC because he’s “not that kind of person” but “ordinary decency” should prompt the national broadcaster to say sorry after a negative ruling by a media regulator. The Australian Communications and Media Authority has ruled that a news report by …

‘I’m not his property’: Abused Muslim women denied right to divorce

‘I’m not his property’: Abused Muslim women denied right to divorce

Posted April 18, 2018 05:07:57 Women apply for most Islamic divorces in Australia, but imams often refuse to grant them. Muslim leaders have condemned domestic violence, though some still teach that husbands can control their wives. This feature is part of an ongoing investigation by ABC News edited by Julia …

Yassmin Abdel-Magied says ‘I’m being deported’ from US | Australia news

Australian author and TV personality Yassmin Abdel-Magied has said on social media that she is being deported from the US. On Twitter, Abdel-Magied was advertising her appearance at a New York festival panel titled “The M Word: No country for young Muslim Women”, but offered the caveat: “If they will …

Dami Im talks about her North Korean grandfather and her divided homeland

Dami Im talks about her North Korean grandfather and her divided homeland

Posted March 30, 2018 06:00:00 Photo: Dami Im says a lot of people living in her homeland, South Korea, “is a big sadness more than hatred”. (ABC News) Dami Im is a Korean-Australian pop-singer and musician. She shot to fame after winning X Factor in 2013, won second place at …

Teenager held down by police, hit with baton in Byron Bay yelled ‘I’m not resisting’, inquiry hears

Teenager held down by police, hit with baton in Byron Bay yelled ‘I’m not resisting’, inquiry hears

Updated March 26, 2018 14:29:29 Video: NSW Police hit 16yo boy with batons during arrest (ABC News) Related Story: Byron Bay police being investigated after claims of violent arrests Footage showing police holding down a teenage boy and hitting him with a baton has been played at an independent inquiry …