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Hedge and pension funds blacklist Freeport

Large global pension funds have been slow to mobilise their power and take up the cause, nonetheless, over the years there has been some significant movement. In June 2006, the Government Pension Fund of Norway, a sovereign wealth fund, announced … Continue reading

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UNHRC documents ASIO abuse of whistleblowers (UNHRC report link below). Despite this, parliamentary inquiry into whistleblowers refuses to accept and release submissions critical of ASIO.

From: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx[mailto:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] Sent: Wednesday, 24 May 2017 11:47 AM To: ‘xxxxxxxxxxxxx, xxxxxxxx (Senator)’ Subject: FW: Australian parliamentary inquiry into whistleblowers withholds key information from public: Dear Senator XXXXXXXXXX, Thank you for your earlier emailed comments. Unfortunately the Committee has again … Continue reading

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Australia’s captive regulators are paper tigers: The Inspector General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS)

Contents Overview – Catch 22……………….1 What kind of oversight system exists under IGIS’s watch?…….. 3 Five nations: Five-Eyes – a dismal case of oversight failure………….. 5 A personal account: the nightmare of dealing with IGIS. ……………..7 Fear and favours: ASIO, … Continue reading

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The FBI (and ASIO) stole my girlfriend

The FBX Blog: The Unfolding Story   Overview There is no hard and firm definition of what makes someone a ‘dissident’ in the US, no red line one crosses from being a regular citizen to becoming a political target of … Continue reading

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Wikileaks Party, ASIO and the September 2013 Australian federal election

I attended a presentation by Professor John Keane (Director, Institute for Democracy and Human Rights at Sydney University) at the Australian Institute of International Affairs (AIIA) in Sydney 19 November 2013. The title of his presentation was “People Power in … Continue reading

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FBI targets Wall Street analyst after report on US mining company Freeport McMoran

I left the USA in 1999, a political refugee after a period of intense FBI persecution. Before my exodus, I was a young mining analyst working on Wall Street for British investment bank for SG Warburg (now part of UBS). … Continue reading

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The FBX Blog: The Unfolding Story [updated 27 March 2014]

 The FBI (and ASIO) stole my girlfriend [Updated 27 March 2014] http://www.facebook.com/Mininganalyst  Overview There is no hard and firm definition of what makes someone a ‘dissident’ in the US, no red line one crosses from being a regular citizen to … Continue reading

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Concerns of Freeport corruption

Recent allegations of Freeport corruption are in regard to possible breaches of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In 2003 Freeport acknowledged it paid Indonesian military and police units and officials for protection. In 2005 and 2006, the New York … Continue reading

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ASIO interference with lawyers in Australia

I was most surprised by ASIO’s brazen interference with my solicitors and barristers in Australia. Lawyers I retained to advise me on ASIO related matters at various times revealed they were in possession of private details about me, and they … Continue reading

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ASIO hatchet job: Australia’s curious case of Ross Cameron, MP

Australia’s curious case of Ross Cameron, MP This post is included on Mining Analyst as it vividly demonstrates the overreach, hidden role and abusive power of domestic intelligence agency activity. In Australia, parliamentarians have the right to vote their conscience, … Continue reading

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