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Australia - Whistleblowers could face up to 10 years' imprisonment in Australia

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Legislation submitted by Australia's Attorney-General George Brandis on 16 July makes the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), the country's intelligence agency, untouchable. Among the many measures designed to protect it is total ban on disclosing information about “special intelligence operations” on penalty of imprisonment. The national interest is invoked more and more at the expense of the public interest. The bill submitted by Brandis would be a serious blow to freedom (...)

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