Latest human rights News

Rising trend of violating freedom of expression and political rights, UN Human Rights Committee finds
Investigation by UN experts reveals crimes against humanity targeting civilians, including children and students, for political ends: Nicaragua’s grim reality
What Is Sustainable Finance?
ACT Greens Call For Apartheid Free Canberra
Türk alarmed as parliament passes deeply harmful anti-gay bill: Ghana
Making Prison Chance To Get Healthy
Flatlining Australian aid undermines regional security
UN expert urges continued efforts for peace and stability: Central African Republic
Ahmadiyya Muslims lead the way in Clean Up Australia Day
Nominees announced for 2024 Women in Community Life Awards
Government must regulate to protect migrant workers on work visas from exploitation
UN Human Rights Chief lays out “Path for Solutions” for years to come
Oleg Orlov’s trial a textbook example of politicisation of law enforcement and justice to silence anti-war voices: Russia
UN experts call for release from prison of veteran politician suffering from cancer: Belarus
PWDA ANNOUNCE FORMAL RESPONSE TO THE DISABILITY ROYAL COMMISSION FINAL REPORT
‘Let’s get it right’: Inaugural ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Young People Commissioner takes office
Human Rights Council Advisory Committee Concludes Its 31st Session
UN report calls for accountability, justice for violations by all parties in OPT and Israel
Liberal MP sees no difference between protesters and January 26 Neo-Nazis in insulting Estimates spray
Horrific violations and abuses as fighting spreads – report: Sudan
New LGBTQIA+ Inclusion Strategy To Promote Equality
Why Egypt refuses to open its border to Palestinians forcibly displaced from Gaza
MELBOURNE EXHIBIT EXPOSES PSYCHIATRY’S HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES
UN expert: US Anti-Normalization Act set to worsen dire humanitarian situation in Syria
Türk deplores horrific human cost as Russia’s full-scale invasion enters third year: Ukraine
New series highlights the importance of a positive postnatal experience for all women and newborns
Panellists announced and tickets available for Women in Community Life Awards 2024
UN expert calls for accountability and justice two years after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Celebrating International Women’s Day
Greens call on Labor to act on campus sexual violence with urgency
ACU and Australian Jesuits announce research partnership
Civilians in Gaza in extreme peril while the world watches on: Ten requirements to avoid an even worse catastrophe
NZ announces new support for Ukraine
UN experts call for prioritisation of gender-responsive humanitarian interventions: Gaza
UN expert: No time to lose as UK declares violence against women a “national threat”
Military junta even greater threat to civilians as it imposes military draft, warns UN expert: Myanmar
UN experts: US companies DuPont and Chemours generated extensive contamination with toxic “forever chemicals” in North Carolina
KIARA’S LAW: COMMUNITY CALLS TO TAKE FAMILY MATTERS OUT OF SACAT TO STOP HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES
Australia and the United Kingdom join forces to advance online safety and security
Gender apartheid must be recognised as a crime against humanity, UN experts say
UN experts concerned about new law on freedom of conscience and religious organisations: Belarus
Human Rights Lawyer and Former British Army Officer, Rabia Siddique, Joins Financial Educator, Lacey Filipich, for Powerful International Woman’s Day Headline Event…
Unfair rules are depriving Australian prisoners of equitable healthcare
UN experts appalled by reported human rights violations against Palestinian women and girls: Israel/oPt
Human Rights must guide the completion of South Sudan’s transition – UN experts
UK’s Rwanda asylum moves undercut core human rights protections – UN Human Rights Chief
UN experts call on Houthi de facto authorities to halt execution of human rights defender Fatima Al-Arwali: Yemen
Anti-racism grant to support communities affected by war in Gaza