Australian civil liberties attacked under ‘terrorism’ pretext

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This video from Australia is called Civil Liberties Australia Jim Collier speaking at Wikileaks Rally in Launceston.

By Glenn Greenwald:

Abbott exploits terrorism to seize new powers

Saturday, September 27, 2014

If you’re an Australian citizen, you have a greater chance of being killed by the following causes than you do by a terrorist attack: slipping in the bathtub and hitting your head; contracting a lethal intestinal illness from the next dinner you eat at a restaurant; being struck by lightning.

In the post-9/11 era, there has been no terrorist attack carried out on Australian soil: not one. The attack that most affected Australians was the 2002 bombing of a nightclub in Bali which killed 88 of its citizens; that was 12 years ago.

Despite all that, Australia’s political class is in the midst of an increasingly unhinged fear-mongering orgy over terrorism. The campaign has two prongs: ISIS

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