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Netflix removes Chris Lilley shows, sparking questions about what do with problematic pop culture – ABC News

Moves by Netflix and others this week represent a concerted push by gatekeepers of screen culture to remove content featuring racist stereotypes. But is it the right move?

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Advocates call for changes to protect women on temporary visas fleeing family violence – ABC News

When Elly left her violent husband, she risked having to return to Iran, where she fears being killed. Advocates say her story highlights a need for changes to…

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When Elly* leaves the suburban Melbourne home where she’s sought refuge, she dons a wide hat and big sunglasses as protection against retribution from her ex-husband.
Elly fears an acid attack.
“I completely know the nature of my ex-husband who is completely revengeful and violent,” Elly said.
“He wants always to be the winner.”
Newly married last year, Elly moved from Iran on a temporary visa to be with her husband, who was studying in Melbourne.
Three days after she arrived, he began relentlessly…

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Matthew McConaughey details losing virginity and being molested in memoir, Greenlights – NEWS.com.au

Matthew McConaughey details losing virginity and being molested in memoir, Greenlights

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Matthew McConaughey has revealed he was molested as a teenager and blackmailed into losing his virginity aged 15.The Oscar winner, 50, said in his new memoir, Greenlights, that he was sexually assaulted by a man after being “knocked unconscious” in the back of a van.
McConaughey wrote: “I was blackmailed into having sex for the first time when I was 15. I was certain I was going to hell for the premarital sex.
“Today, I am merely certain that I hope that’s not the case.”
The actor, who has three…

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Video shows SAS soldiers discussing a fellow operator apparently killing a ‘compliant’ prisoner in Afghanistan – ABC News

Video footage obtained by ABC Investigations shows members of an SAS patrol in Afghanistan talking about the apparent execution of a “totally compliant” prisoner…

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Video footage obtained by ABC Investigations shows members of an SAS patrol in Afghanistan talking about the apparent execution of a “totally compliant” prisoner by one of their comrades.
Key points:

  • The ABC knows the identity of the three men, but has chosen not to name them
  • The footage may be key evidence for the Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force’s inquiry
  • No killings are shown on the helmet camera footage

The patrol commander describes the incident as “f***ing bullshit”.
“I’m not…

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