March 2, 2017, 12:00 am
Jewish community leaders have welcomed this week’s findings by Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights report on the Racial Discrimination Act (RDA), which failed to reach a consensus on amending freedom-of-speech laws.
By Peter Kohn
October 13, 2016, 12:00 am
A Pakistani cleric sent home from an Australian speaking tour last week after a video emerged of him declaring, “It is the guarantee of world peace when the last Jew is slain” illustrates the “urgent need” for a new criminal offence of advocacy of genocide.
November 12, 2015, 12:00 am
THE federal government today (Thursday) introduced to Parliament a new criminal offence of advocating genocide, which could see offenders who publicly “counsel, promote, encourage or urge” genocide imprisoned for up to seven years.
May 16, 2014, 12:00 am
HOLOCAUST denier Fredrick Toben has claimed in his submission to the federal government’s race law review that Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act was “designed by Jewish interests” to “legally protect the Holocaust-Shoah narrative”.