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The coverage of Laura Tingle’s comments on racism is a textbook beat-up, but she’s not in the wrong
Treaties Committee to examine defence cooperation agreement with Fiji
Access To Contraception Is Fundamental Right
NPR’s David Folkenflik ’91 to host ‘Dissident Writers’ event
Instagram and Threads are limiting political content. This is terrible for democracy
Statement on conflict-induced hunger in Gaza
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 Peru, Guatemala and Benin
High Commissioner for Human Rights Notes Improvements in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Calls for Upcoming National Electoral Processes to be…
Human Rights Council Hears Call on Iran to Stop the Execution of People Sentenced to Death in Connection with the Protests, and…
Human Rights Council Holds Interactive Dialogue on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Concludes Dialogue on the Human Rights of Migrants
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…
As Israel bombs Gaza, thousands to gather on Saturday to mark 75 years of Palestinian disposession
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 Holds Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on the Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hearing that…
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
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 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 Call to End Impunity and Achieve Accountability in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and that Many Violations…
Human Rights Council Marks International Women’s Day, Hearing the High Commissioner Say that Women’s Equality is Central to All Human Rights
Human Rights Council Hears that the Human Rights Situation in Eritrea Remains Dire and Shows No Sign of Improvement, and that the…
Human Rights Council Discusses Situation of Human Rights in Sudan and in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem
Australia needs to deliver on our treaty promises
Author Talks Offer Variety and Insights
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Greens Call on FIFA and Football Australia to Prevent More Deaths
NGOs welcome repatriation of Australian women and children from North-East Syria
40 years ago, protesters were celebrated for saving Franklin River
Human Rights Council Holds Interactive Dialogue with Fact-finding Mission on Venezuela
Australian Greens express their solidarity with women of Iran
Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine to Human Rights Council
Anti-protest laws are climate preparedness
Experts of Committee against Torture Praise State of Palestine for Supporting Female Victims of Violence
Human Rights Council Hears Presentation on Cooperation with Georgia and Concludes Interactive Dialogue with Independent Fact-finding
Human Rights Council Adopts Universal Periodic Review Outcomes of Republic of Moldova, South Sudan, Haiti and Sudan
Lawyers must adapt to age of digitalisation
Human Rights Council Holds Urgent Debate on Human Rights of Women and Girls in Afghanistan
Human Rights Council Discusses Situation of Human Rights in Nicaragua and in Sudan
Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Urges All Parties to Pull Back from Posture of War in Ethiopia