Category: The World/Australia

Australia tightens flight travel ban from India; 5 years jail or $ 66,000 fine, or both for ban breakers

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 1 May 2021: After banning inbound flights from India till May 15, Australia has now paused travelers from India entering Australian territory if the passenger has been in India within 14 days of the person’s intended arrival date in Australia. This further tightening and 5 […]

MEDIA: Myanmar junta publishes list of 19 wanted journalists

By rsf.org MELBOURNE, 1 May 2021: The Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called upon the international community to react to the Myanmar military’s latest attempts to impose complete control over news and information, which have taken a new turn in the past two weeks with the publication of lists of […]

Amnesty Australia writes to Marise Payne about India’s COVID-19 crisis

Photos-AI & ANI. By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 28 April 2021: Amnesty International Australia has expressed concern over the human rights situation in India due to the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to Hon. Senator Marise Payne, Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Amnesty’s National Director Sam Klintworth […]

Uncertainty for 9,000 Australians stranded in India after flight ban till 15 May; support package for India announced

Australian PM photo grab was taken on 19 April 2021 By SAT News Desk SYDNEY,27 April 2021: Prime Minister Scott Morrison today at a media conference announced an inbound flight ban from India for two weeks till 15 May and an initial support package to fight the rising COVIDE tide […]

Journalism, the vaccine against disinformation, blocked in more than 130 countries: RSF 2021 World Press Freedom Index

By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, April 24, 2021: People globally are bearing the wrath of the COVID-19 pandemic since last year and tragic deaths have shattered humankind. Life remains disrupted in many countries and despite many vaccines in the market, the unfolding agony of this unprecedented crisis does not seem […]