Greg Barns

Greg Barns

Greg Barns is spokesperson on asylum seekers, criminal justice and human rights at the Australian Lawyers Alliance.

Latest from Greg Barns

Opinion | Why the US-led ‘Aukus’ security pact leaves Australia exposed

Signing on to a confrontational and provocative strategy to contain China exposes Australians to greater economic and security dangers – and reflects a further loss of independence for Australia.

Signing on to a confrontational and provocative strategy to contain China exposes Australians to greater economic and security dangers – and reflects a further loss of independence for Australia.

21 Sep 2021 - 10:11AM
Opinion | Australia is in no position to criticise China on human rights abuses

Australian governments have inflicted mental and physical harm on asylum seekers and Indigenous Australians, supported Israel in its treatment of Palestinians and lagged in the fight against climate change.

Australian governments have inflicted mental and physical harm on asylum seekers and Indigenous Australians, supported Israel in its treatment of Palestinians and lagged in the fight against climate change.

15 Dec 2020 - 9:24AM
Opinion | How Australia’s media and politicians can stop fuelling anti-China sentiment

With anti-Asian abuse and harassment on the rise, Australia should stamp out racial abuse and its media should take a more nuanced approach to China.

With anti-Asian abuse and harassment on the rise, Australia should stamp out racial abuse and its media should take a more nuanced approach to China.

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