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Human Rights Observatory
By Jean-Christophe Brunet
Musical productions in Mauritania remain deeply rooted in traditional values, and artists strive to preserve this heritage despite the pressures of modern musical influences. (Full Story)
By Matt Garrow, Editorial Web Developer
Julian Assange has entered a plea deal with the US government and is expected to be freed following a hearing in the US Federal Court in Saipan, the Northern Mariana Islands. Assange’s convoluted legal…The Conversation (Full Story)
By Peter Greste, Professor of Journalism and Communications, Macquarie University
My own ordeal in Egypt, where I was imprisoned on terrorism charges, was nothing compared to Assange’s. But I understand the weird blend of elation, confusion and disorientation sudden release brings.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Emma Shortis, Adjunct Senior Fellow, School of Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University
The ordeal should prompt deep reflection on the values that underpin Australia’s relationship with its most important security ally, the US.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Catherine Campbell, Lecturer, Performing Arts, UniSA Creative, University of South Australia
Now in its 24th year, the Adelaide Cabaret Festival’s annual celebration of all things cabaret sparkles and shines, blazing a joyous and slightly scintillating trail through the wintry Adelaide nights.

Under the artistic direction of Virginia Gay, there is a lot to love about this program.

I have long said cabaret is a magpie artform: its artistic boundaries are flexible and it collects other performance forms within its “storytelling through song” bower. Seated at round cabaret tables, you could be sitting next to anyone.

This connection, this sense of being…The Conversation (Full Story)

By Andy Baker, Professor, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UNSW Sydney
Margaret Shanafield, Senior researcher, Hydrology/hydrogeology, Flinders University
Marilu Melo Zurita, Associate Professor Human Geography, UNSW Sydney
Stacey Priestley, Research Scientist, Environment Business Unit, CSIRO
Wendy Timms, Professor of Environmental Engineering, Deakin University
You would have learned about the “water cycle” in primary school – water’s journey, from evaporation to rainfall to flowing in a stream or sinking into the ground to become groundwater.

Despite how simple it sounds, there are actually some large unknowns in the cycle – especially concerning groundwater.

We don’t know, for example, how fast aquifers – porous rock layers saturated with water – recharge. Or how much water actually makes it underground. And how much rain do you need to refill these underground reservoirs?

These questions are crucial because we…The Conversation (Full Story)

By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra
Assange’s supporters differ in their views about what he did. But there had come to be a general belief, as the PM repeatedly said, that ‘enough is enough’.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Oiwan Lam
Research on Apple censorship finds out, as of March 2023, 11,026 out of a total of 40,049 apps were unavailable in China Apple Stores. The ratio of unavailability was 27.53 percent. (Full Story)
By Megan Phillips, Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Marketing, Auckland University of Technology
Sommer Kapitan, Associate Professor of Marketing, Auckland University of Technology
New research shows how supermarkets can use the smell of mixed herbs such as thyme, rosemary, oregano and basil to influence shoppers buying choices.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra
Julian Assange has reached a deal with the United States Justice Department to allow him to return to Australia after pleading guilty to violating American espionage law.The Conversation (Full Story)
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