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Government must seize the moment for a National Human Rights Act
Anti-Slavery Commissioner Bills falls short
ANU Should Answer, Not Disband, Peaceful Protesters
MUA joins broad coalition of community groups rallying against SA anti-protest laws
Nationwide events: Australia joins global day of action to end arms transfers to Israel
Time is running out for international action to protect civilians and prevent atrocity crimes in Rafah, as UN Security Council resolution is ignored
NPR’s David Folkenflik ’91 to host ‘Dissident Writers’ event
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Major milestone reached in historic climate judgement as States submit arguments to world’s highest court
Gaza: Airdrops and sea routes are no alternative to aid delivery by land
Unmarked graves, violent repression and cultural erasure: the devastating human toll of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Rafah, Gaza: Urgent Statement from CEOs of Humanitarian & Human Rights Organisations
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Major projections calling for a ceasefire in Gaza appear in cities across Australia
Leading human rights groups and campaigners join Global Day of Action and urge Australians to call for a lasting ceasefire
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Youth Week WA 2024 Ambassadors announced
HKUST to Host World Economic Forum’s Leadership Program
Submission: Human Rights Act for All
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Pakistan, Japan and Sri Lanka
Le Conseil des droits de l’homme adopte les documents finals issus de l’EPU du Pakistan, du Japon et de Sri Lanka
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Republic of Korea, Switzerland and Zambia
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Peru, Guatemala and Benin
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Czech Republic, Argentina, Gabon and Ghana
High Commissioner for Human Rights Notes Improvements in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Calls for Upcoming National Electoral Processes to be…
High Commissioner for Human Rights Calls on States and the Council to Pledge to Take Concrete and Transformative Action to Tackle Gender-based…
Human Rights Council Discusses Report on Trafficking in Persons and the Intersections with Refugee Protection, Internal Displacement and Statelessness
the Reckless, Senseless Conflict in Sudan Has Resulted in a Human Rights and Humanitarian Crisis that Is Unfolding at an Alarming Rate…
Human Rights Council Opens Fifty-Third Session, Hears Presentation of the Annual Report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and Holds Dialogue…
Immigration detention continues in Canada despite the end of provincial agreements
Greens Congratulated for new policy on Palestine & Israel
Cambodia: Casino Union Leader Chhim Sithar and Strikers Convicted
High Commissioner for Human Rights Strongly Condemns Wanton Violence in Sudan as Human Rights Council Opens Special Session on the Human Rights…
Human Rights Council Hears that there are Reasonable Grounds to Believe that Crimes against Humanity have been Committed against Libyans and Migrants…
Human Rights Council Discusses the Situation of Children in the Central African Republic and Strengthening Institutional Capacities in South Sudan
Human Rights Council Hears that the Security Situation in Mali is Very Concerning, and that Severe Violations of Human Rights Have Become…
Human Rights Council Holds Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hearing that…
Human Rights Council Concludes General Debate on the Human Rights Situation in Palestine and Other Occupied Arab Territories, and Begins General Debate…
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Brazil, Poland, and the Netherlands, Begins General Debate on the Universal Periodic Review Mechanism
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of India, Finland, and the Philippines
Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers Opens Thirty-Sixth Session and Meets with Civil Society
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Indonesia, Algeria and the United Kingdom
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcome of Bahrain
Human Rights Council Concludes General Debate on Human Rights Situations that Require the Council’s Attention
Human Rights Council Hears that Some of the Human Rights Violations Documented in Belarus Could Amount to Crimes against Humanity, and that…
Human Rights Council Hears that the Gravity and Scale of Violations Committed in Ethiopia Must Not be Forgotten, and that Venezuela Continues…
Human Rights Council Hears that Attacks on Civilians in Syria Could Amount to War Crimes, and that it is Important to Coordinate…