Greg Barns

Greg Barns

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

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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.

15 Dec 2020 - 9:24AM

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.

Australia is in no position to criticise China on human rights abuses
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.

23 Jun 2020 - 5:39AM

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.

How Australia’s media and politicians can stop fuelling anti-China sentiment
Backlash over dairy farm sale to Chinese businessman tests Sino-Australian economic ties