Tag Archives: Australian Security Intelligence Organisation

Counter-terrorism Police Seize Items From Property In Sydney’s South-West

August 22nd, 2016 State and federal counter-terrorism police have raided a property at Heckenberg in Sydney’s south-west as part of an investigation into the financing of terrorism overseas. Officers from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and New South Wales Police … Continue reading

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FBI TO BE PROBED AFTER ASSANGE LODGES COMPLAINT

Wednesday September 4 2013 – WikiLeaks publisher and Senate candidate Julian Assange has lodged a formal complaint asking Swedish police to open a criminal investigation of alleged illegal United States intelligence activity in Europe directed against WikiLeaks and himself. Mr … Continue reading

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POST SHEDS LIGHT ON ASIO TERROR TARGETS – Sunday August 11 2013

– Statistics released by Australia Post have revealed Australia’s domestic security agency is concentrating its efforts on a very small number of terrorist and espionage targets. The Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation has been given a 10% budget increase to … Continue reading

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REFUGEE AWAITS CAIRO REPLY – Saturday June 8 2013

– The fate of a refugee who fled the Mubarak regime and was convicted of terrorism charges before escaping to Australia hangs in the balance as federal police wait on advice from Egyptian authorities. As doubts were aired yesterday over … Continue reading

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DOUBLE TROUBLE – Friday June 7 2013

– It’s the highest-profile prosecution of an official leaker in the United States for at least a generation. In the dock is a young United States Army private. But he’s not the only person US prosecutors have their sights on … Continue reading

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TERRORIST CLEARED BY MISTAKE – Friday May 31 2013

– A convicted Egyptian terrorist who arrived in Australia by boat as an asylum seeker was mistakenly cleared by ASIO for release into the community even though he was on an Interpol red-alert list. Even after the mistake was realised, … Continue reading

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TERRORIST SHELTERED – Friday May 31 2013

– An asylum seeker spent eight months living with his family in low-security detention after authorities first discovered her was a terrorist convicted of premeditated murder. The Australian Federal Police yesterday revealed the Egyptian man, who arrived by boat in … Continue reading

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FINE-TUNING PUSH ON TERROR LAWS – Tuesday May 14 2013

– The definition of a terrorist act should be tightened and ASIO’s powers reduced to maintain civil liberties, reviews of counter-terrorism law have found. But the federal government may overlook the recommendations in the wake of the Boston bombings and … Continue reading

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AFP MAN LOSES SACKING APPEAL OVER SPY LINKS – Friday May 3 2013

– An Australian Federal Police employee sacked over his dealings with spies at at the South Korean consulate in Sydney has lost his unfair dismissal case. Former AFP intelligence worker Bo-Rim Kim was found to have been in contact with … Continue reading

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LIFE IN REVIEW – Saturday March 2 2013

– It’s almost dinner time in a leafy neighbourhood in Sydney’s outer west. A group of small boys is immersed in a game of soccer. A toddler glides shakily by on a bike he has only just learnt to ride. … Continue reading

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