DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: ANOTHER WOMAN DIES

The 37th woman to die because of intimate partner homicide in Australia in 2015 is Olga Neubert. Olga was shot in her car by her estranged partner, Klaus Dieter Neubert, 73, of the Huon Valley. Mr Neubert appeared in court on Friday (15 May) charged with murder and with causing grievous bodily harm to Josephine Ramos Cooper,…

JUDICIAL MURDER: MEAT AND DRINK FOR THE MEDIA

By Brian McNair, Professor of Journalism, Media and Communication at Queensland University of Technology, for The Conversation. There have been executions of Australians for drug offences before. In 1986 Kevin Barlow and Brian Chambers were hung in Malaysia for trafficking heroin. Van Tuong Nguyen was hanged in Singapore in 2005, also for heroin smuggling. Politicians made…