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Media Release: Muslim Civil Rights Group concerned about new anti-terror law proposals Print E-mail
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Friday, 14 August 2009

 

Sydney, 14 August 2009 - A Muslim Civil Rights Group today cautioned against the proposed anti-terrorism law amendments announced by the Attorney-General Robert McClelland. 

"While we welcome the proposal to limit the period of detention without charge, we are concerned about other proposals that seek to broaden the current regime of anti-terrorism laws in a way which exacerbates its flaws," said Dr Zachariah Matthews from the Australian Muslim Civil Rights Advocacy Network (AMCRAN). 

 

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Media Release: Dr Haneef's Lawyer Launches Terrorism Laws Guide Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 July 2008

 

MEDIA RELEASE: Dr Haneef's Lawyer Launches Terrorism Laws Guide in community languages

 

SYDNEY, 17 July 2008 – Dr Haneef’s lawyer Peter Russo is today launching a Terrorism Laws guide in English and three community languages: Arabic, Bahasa Indonesia and Urdu.

 

The series of publications is now in its third edition, titled Anti-Terrorism Laws: ASIO, the Police and You, produced by the Australian Muslim Civil Rights Advocacy Network (AMCRAN).  The series is a practical guide to people's rights and responsibilities under Australia’s counter-terrorism laws.

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Media Release: Release of New Booklet Stunted by New Anti-Terror Laws Print E-mail
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Friday, 09 December 2005

 

MEDIA RELEASE: Release of New Booklet Stunted by New Anti-Terror Laws 

 

Sydney, 8 December 2005 - The release of a new booklet on the government's anti-terrorism legislation has been stunted by the Senate passing new anti-terror laws this week.

 

Anti-terrorism Laws: ASIO, the Police and You is a joint production of AMCRAN and the UTS Community Law Centre. It is the second edition in as many years that explains people's rights and responsibilities under the anti-terror laws.

 

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Media Release: Muslim Civil Rights Group Condemns Attacks in Bali Print E-mail
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Monday, 03 October 2005

 

MEDIA RELEASE: Muslim civil rights group condemns attacks in Bali

 

SYDNEY, 2 October 2005 -- The Australian Muslim Civil Rights Advocacy Network (AMCRAN) joins other Muslim groups in strongly denouncing and condemning the second Bali bombings that occurred on October 1.

 

All members of AMCRAN express condemnation of the attack, describing them as barbaric.

 

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Media Release: Coalition Unites in Opposing Proposed Anti-terror Laws Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 27 September 2005

 

MEDIA RELEASE: Lawyers, academics and community groups unite in opposing proposed anti-terror laws

 

SYDNEY, 26 Sep 2005 – A Coalition of community lawyers, policy workers, advocates and legal academics sent a report on the Prime Minister’s 12-point proposal to strengthen the anti-terrorism laws to State leaders ahead of the COAG meeting on Tuesday 27 September 2005.

 

The 46-page report, "Laws for Insecurity? A Report on the Federal Government’s Proposed Counter-Terrorism Measures", details various concerns regarding the Federal Government’s proposals. It highlights the lack of justification for the laws. Among other concerns emphasised are the substantial departures from key principles of a liberal democracy, the constitutional problems, and the lack of safeguards. Each of the 12 proposals is also analysed.

 

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