The Sydney Morning Heral's Michael Koziol looks back at a year during which civil liberties became an 'acceptable casualty' of efforts to counter the pandemic. He asks: "But what of the civil libertarians and rights organisations whose job – whose raison d’etre – is to fight for individual freedoms against state power? Did they abandon the field? Or have they been fruitlessly shouting into the void?"
NSW President Pauline Wright says that activists were very active, but rarely heard.
Read the full article here: ‘Missing in action’: What happened to the civil liberties movement?