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Activists slam ‘appalling’ protest ban

Tarneen Onus-Williams, an organiser of the Black Lives Matter protest planned for Melbourne, told The Age that with the NRL cleared to go ahead with spectators next week, it appeared police and the government were “targeting Aboriginal people”. “The NRL is opening up next week,” she said. “We’re an essential service, saving black lives and… Read More »

Facebook yanks misleading HIV lawsuit ads after protest, headlines and fact-check

Facebook yanked ads trolling for HIV drug plaintiffs after LGBTQ, public health and HIV/AIDS prevention advocates argued the law firm promos were not only misleading but also endangering public health. More than 50 groups co-signed a letter urging the social media giant to pull the ads from its Facebook and Instagram platforms and address the misinformation it… Read More »