Australian Labor Party Senator Sam Dastyari quit parliament on December 12 over his links to China in a scandal that coincided with Canberra proposing new foreign interference laws. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Critics say Australia’s new foreign-meddling laws, inspired by China fears, are too broad

The new laws are intended to target political interference and spying, but some say they could stifle free expression

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Australian Labor Party Senator Sam Dastyari quit parliament on December 12 over his links to China in a scandal that coincided with Canberra proposing new foreign interference laws. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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