Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard meets soldiers in southern Afghanistan in 2010. An independent report found evidence Australian soldiers illegally killed 39 Afghans. Photo: Reuters Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard meets soldiers in southern Afghanistan in 2010. An independent report found evidence Australian soldiers illegally killed 39 Afghans. Photo: Reuters
Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard meets soldiers in southern Afghanistan in 2010. An independent report found evidence Australian soldiers illegally killed 39 Afghans. Photo: Reuters
Diplomacy

China doubles down on criticising Australia over Afghanistan

  • Australia publishes prime minister’s statement praising aspects of relationship on WeChat in apparent appeal to Chinese audience
  • Artist behind controversial illustration of Australian soldier with knife at the throat of Afghan child says it was created ‘as a metaphor’

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Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard meets soldiers in southern Afghanistan in 2010. An independent report found evidence Australian soldiers illegally killed 39 Afghans. Photo: Reuters Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard meets soldiers in southern Afghanistan in 2010. An independent report found evidence Australian soldiers illegally killed 39 Afghans. Photo: Reuters
Former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard meets soldiers in southern Afghanistan in 2010. An independent report found evidence Australian soldiers illegally killed 39 Afghans. Photo: Reuters
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