Police prepare for G20 security challenge

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Next year’s G20 summit of world leaders in Brisbane poses a massive security challenge for police, says a Griffith University expert. Around 1500 security specialists along with thousands of Australian and New Zealand police will assume special duties in the lead-up to and during the G20 on November 15-16, 2014. More than 4000 international delegates and […]

Forum to address G20 protests, police powers

Griffith Law School
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Balancing the right to protest and the need for special police powers at next year’s G20 summit of world leaders will be the subject of a public forum in Brisbane. As part of a collaborative project between the Griffith Law School, the Caxton Legal Centre Inc, Queensland University of Technology and University of Queensland, the forum entitled G20: dissent, […]

Presentations to focus on sex crimes, filicide

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Historical analysis of sex crimes in Australia during the 1950s and an insight into why some parents kill their children will feature in a special research presentation to be hosted by Griffith University’s Violence Research and Prevention Program. Starting at 1pm on Wednesday, September 11, at the Mt Gravatt campus, Dr Amanda Kaladelfos will present […]

Striving for safety in numbers

Professor Simon Bronitt
Griffith Law School
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As the investigation continues into this week’s bomb attacks in Boston, finding the balance between safety and the right to assemble in large numbers is a timely issue. Griffith University security expert Professor Simon Bronitt said that over the past 50 years the way modern policing balanced human rights and security in relation to mass […]