Latest detention News

Egypt must halt executions, warn UN experts
UN experts call for immediate release of journalist Evan Gershkovich: Russia
Queensland Police Service welcomes 14 new watchhouse officers
Dropping Charges Only Clear Path To Freedom For Assange
Man charged over domestic violence and pursuit offences – Tweed Heads
UN experts condemn terrorist attack on Russian concert hall
UN experts alarmed by sentences handed down to human rights lawyer Arnon Nampa on lèse-majesté charges: Thailand
Minns defies civil society, expert consensus, crossbench, opposition, own government, to force through laws to jail children
New laws for indefinite detention of serious child sex offenders introduced to Parliament
Reversal of youth bail law plans in Victoria will cause harm
Reversal Of Youth Bail Law In Victoria Will Cause Harm
UN experts urge respect of fundamental freedoms ahead of elections: Senegal
Little progress in addressing overcrowding and deplorable detention conditions, say UN experts: Gabon
Russia Presidential Elections
UN Commission concerned by continuing patterns of violations of human rights and international humanitarian law: Ukraine
Aim Must Be Rehabilitation Not Lifelong Lock-up
Police Charge Two After Pursuit At Ballina
UN experts renew calls for accountability for Cao Shunli’s death: China
A Strong Plan To Support At-risk Young People
Post-sentence Terrorism Legislation Under Review
Natalie Carter sentenced to 12 months home detention for forgery and financial markets legislation offences
Rampant abuse of counter-terrorism laws threaten human rights globally, warns UN expert
Greens Support Human Rights Act For Tasmania
Parliament Returns For Two Weeks Of Sittings
A statement on Gaza and Israel from the president of the ICRC
Institutional discrimination against women and girls enabled human rights violations and crimes against humanity in the context of recent protests, UN Fact-Finding…
Members’ voluntary liquidator sentenced for dishonestly using his position to withdraw company funds
Man charged following investigation into break-in at rural property – Riverina
Somalia: Red Cross begins Ramadan food deliveries for detainees
Driver charged after truck pursuit, police vehicles hit – Moree
UN experts urge corrective action to protect human rights and end attacks against minorities in lead up to elections: India
UN Torture prevention body to re-visit Gabon
Discriminatory detention conditions and abusive treatment violated women inmates’ rights, UN committee finds: Belarus
$1.5 Million Grant Secures Bowral Flood Mitigation Project
Man charged over alleged drug supply and traffic offences – Maitland
UN expert calls on international community to prioritise human rights of Afghans in any ‘normalisation’: Afghanistan
Rising trend of violating freedom of expression and political rights, UN Human Rights Committee finds
Police Charge Man After Car Theft, Pursuit At Maitland
Police acknowledge final sentencing over baby Arapera’s death
UN experts call for release from prison of veteran politician suffering from cancer: Belarus
Türk deplores horrific human cost as Russia’s full-scale invasion enters third year: Ukraine
UN experts call for prioritisation of gender-responsive humanitarian interventions: Gaza
Remarks delivered by the Head of CTA Bureau at the United Nations Press briefing in Geneva
Definition of high risk offender to be extended
UN experts appalled by reported human rights violations against Palestinian women and girls: Israel/oPt
UN experts call on Houthi de facto authorities to halt execution of human rights defender Fatima Al-Arwali: Yemen
Reserve citizenship deprivation only for most extraordinary of cases
Real immigration crisis is offshore detention