Author Archives: Maricel Quijano

Sydney news: Top scientists petition for Kathleen Folbigg’s release on grounds of new scientific evidence

Almost 100 of Australia’s top scientists have signed a petition for convicted child murderer Kathleen Folbigg’s immediate pardon and release from jail. The scientists say Folbigg, who was convicted in 2003 for murdering three of her children and the manslaughter of a fourth, has been denied justice as it is likely her children all died […]

India’s new digital rules are bad news for democracy

In 2014, ahead of the general election that would sweep him into power, Narendra Modi said he had a dream. He envisioned, he said, “a Digital India, where access to information knows no barriers.” In the seven years since, a number of obstacles have emerged. India’s broadband speed is now among the slowest in the […]