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By Human Rights Watch
Play Video Read a text description of this video VOICEOVER: Do you have a car?   If so, then parts of your car could be made with forced labor from China.  Let's explain how.  The first thing you need to know is that factories in China make the most cars in the world. Major brands such as General Motors, Tesla, BYD, Toyota, and Volkswagen manufacture and sell cars in China.   Factories in China are also increasingly exporting cars and car parts to global markets.  So where does the forced labor come in?   Well, almost 10 percent of the world’s aluminum, a key material for car making, is produced… (Full Story)
By Hong Kong Free Press
The definition of state secrets covers secrets in major policy decisions, military, foreign affairs, economic and social development, technological and scientific development, national security operations, HK and China relation. (Full Story)
Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Children in Gaza will likely lose at least a year of education, with the school year suspended and classrooms closed or turned into shelters. Ziad Taleb, a correspondent for UN News, has been talking to teachers and children at a school in the central Gaza city of Deir Al-Balah, which is overflowing with displaced people who have fled their homes in a desperate attempt to find safety. (Full Story)
By Mariam Farida, Lecturer in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Studies, Macquarie University
The Shia militant groups operating in Iraq, Lebanon and other parts of the Middle East share political and ideological connections, yet they also have their own nationalist goals.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Kate Griffiths, Deputy Program Director, Grattan Institute
Elizabeth Baldwin, Associate, Grattan Institute
Labor may now be in office, but it’s the Coalition that still attracts the big bucks. And there remains much murkiness about who donates to whom - and why.The Conversation (Full Story)
By T.J. Thomson, Senior Lecturer in Visual Communication & Digital Media, RMIT University
Generative AI is everywhere, including licensed software tools that news media use for their work. Everyone needs to learn more about these features, their risks and benefits.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Steve Morton, Honorary Fellow, Charles Darwin University
Native rats and mice don’t usually evoke sympathy among the Australian public. The common names for the species – such as swamp rat – do little to help.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Jason Jones, Lecturer in Japanese Studies, Monash University
Beatrice Trefalt, Associate Professor of Japanese Studies, Monash University
An homage to Honda Ishiro’s original 1954 film, the new hit Japanese film Godzilla Minus One centres on the human costs of war.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Paul Kidson, Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership, Australian Catholic University
This is a big year for Australian education. State and federal governments are working out a major agreement on schools reform and the question of funding looms large.The Conversation (Full Story)
By Nicola Henry, Professor & Australian Research Council Future Fellow, Social and Global Studies Centre, RMIT University
Alice Witt, Research Fellow, Social and Global Studies Centre, RMIT University
There’s nothing surprising about the fake explicit images going viral. It happens to women celebrities frequently – but anyone can be targeted.The Conversation (Full Story)
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