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It's time to hold a judicial inquiry to come to terms with Australia's involvement in the use of torture after September 11, writes George Williams.

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Police raids without charge and compulsory detention and questioning rarely register as state-sanctioned terror because we're told they keep us safe, writes Dr Vicki Stentas. 

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Instead of opposing torture, Australia supported Guantanamo Bay and what occurred there, letting inaction and acquiescence speak on our behalf, writes George Williams.

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Torture’s effects on the brain is one of 20 UNSW research projects to attract $20.9 million in federal grants and industry contributions - the best result in the country - in the latest funding round.

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Jurors presented with gruesome evidence are up to five times more likely to convict a defendant than jurors not privy to such evidence, UNSW research reveals.