The campaign to free Australian footballer and refugee Hakeem al-Araibi after 76 days in a Thai prison is a victory for a grassroots movement that snowballed into an international juggernaut, writes David Mark.
Melbourne-based refugee Hakeem al-Araibi is on his way to Australia after his release from a Thai prison late last night and is is expected to arrive in Melbourne this afternoon.
Shahad's father beat her constantly but when she complained to her mother, he beat them both. She says her only option was to risk her life and escape Saudi Arabia.
Ansell chairman Glenn Barnes says the company is investigating allegations one of its major Malaysian suppliers is abusing worker rights, and will dump any supplier it finds is exploiting workers.
Beijing's crackdown on its ethnic Muslim-minority Uyghurs has been met with international condemnation, however some very significant voices have remained silent — those of Muslim nations.
Malala Yousafzai was shot in the face by the Taliban six years ago in an attempt to silence her activism for girls' education. Since then, she has gone on to help girls all around the world.
Unions and labour rights experts call on rubber glove retailer Ansell to step up efforts to protect migrant workers at Top Glove factories in Malaysia that supply products to the Australian company.