Anti-Torture/Anti-Racist Activists Stand Trial for Senate Protest; June 22 & 25

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On June 22 and June 25, members of Witness Against Torture (WAT) will defend themselves in two separate trials in Washington, D.C. Superior Court against charges stemming from their demand of accountability for torture and domestic police violence.

On January 12, 2015, eleven people were arrested in the US Senate Gallery after insisting that the Senate launch criminal investigations of US torture, as detailed in the Senate’s own report.… Go to Article

Local Power – Qld power prices to drop 0.5%

“Qld power prices to drop 0.5%

Qld power prices to drop 0.5%
Yes. Seriously. That’s what the headline said yesterday afternoon in the Brisbane Times once the QCA (Queensland Competition Authority) announced their pricing determination for electricity prices from the 1st of July 2015. Qld electricity prices were to be deregulated from 1 July 2015, but the change in state government means we have one more year of regulated electricity prices as a safety net.… Go to Article