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Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Republic of Moldova, South Sudan, Haiti and Sudan
Human Rights Council Holds Urgent Debate on Human Rights of Women and Girls in Afghanistan
Anti-Protest Law Must be Stopped: Civil Society
Poll: Government out of touch with Australians on Palestine
Human Rights Council Holds Panel Discussion on Family Reunification
President of Human Rights Council appoints members of Permanent Forum on People of African Descent
Human Rights Council Discusses Situation of Human Rights in Nicaragua and in Sudan
Human Rights-Centred Multilateralism Needs to be Built and Vaccines Must be Acknowledged as Global Public Goods
Human Rights Council holds separate interactive dialogues on human rights situations in Eritrea and in Sri Lanka
Human rights groups call for end to arbitrary and indefinite detention
Spyware investigations involving University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab reveal targets in El Salvador, Poland
January drone show set to light up Docklands
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Urges All Parties to Pull Back from Posture of War in Ethiopia
Cease threats and intimidation of human rights lawyer – UN expert: Lebanon
Spectacular drone swarm coming to Melbourne
SKY SONG to premiere as centrepiece for Adelaide Fringe 2022
Shoebridge Bill highlights need for action to raise age
Environmental, Indigenous & human rights groups slam net-zero ‘smoke and mirrors’ at COP26
Human Rights Council requests High Commissioner for Human Rights to designate an Expert on human rights situation
Civil Society Organizations Brief Committee on Elimination of Discrimination against Women on Situation of Women
Human Rights Council Hears Presentations by High Commissioner on Cambodia, Georgia
Human Rights Council Discusses Situation of Human Rights in Sudan, Somalia and Central African Republic under its Agenda Item
Human Rights Council Discusses Situation of Human Rights in South Sudan
Transitional Justice Is Key to Unblocking Vicious Circle of Violence that Persists in Democratic Republic of Congo
People of African Descent in All Parts of World Face Environmental Racism
Human Rights Council holds general debates on Universal Periodic Review and on human rights situation
Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic Review outcomes of Seychelles, Latvia, Singapore and Sierra Leone
Human Rights Council adopts outcomes of Universal Periodic Review of Denmark, Somalia, Palau and Solomon Islands
Human Rights Council adopts outcomes of Universal Periodic Review of Estonia, Belgium and Paraguay
Human Rights Council holds an interactive dialogue with Advisory Committee and general debate on Human Rights Bodies and Mechanisms
Young People Must Be Protagonists in Developing Policies and Programmes that Affect Them
Waverley young people and seniors unite to create local climate change solutions
Human Rights Council Continues General Debate on Human Rights Situations that Require Council’s Attention
High Commissioner for Human Rights to Human Rights Council
High Commissioner for Human Rights tells Human Rights Council that Human Rights situation in Belarus continues to worsen
Human Rights Situation in Myanmar Has Deteriorated Significantly and Some Violations May Amount to Crimes against Humanity
Community organisations slam decision to continue discriminatory and punitive Cashless Debit Card
Campaigners warn that 9 out of 10 people in poor countries are set to miss out on COVID-19 vaccine
Australian workers and unions join global Amazon protests as report highlights worker abuses
Workers protest at Amazon on Black Friday global day of action
2020 Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture
Griffith Law grad advocating for community led solution to help refugees
Victoria’s opportunity to decriminalise sex work
Report finds concerns with access to fair trials in Malaysian death penalty cases
Nev Power Should Answer to Oversight Committee on Gas Agenda
Julian Assange’s Human Rights Must be Upheld
Blacktown’s Woman of Year
Prime Minister’s deafening silence unacceptable on anniversary of Landmine Treaty