Human Rights
BEHROUZ BOOCHANI TALKS TO IA: No friends in the Australian Government

Senior editor Michelle Pini speaks with Behrouz Boochani about the release of ...  
Surviving war: The women of Burma

The women of Burma are facing horrible conditions causing them to flee, becoming ...  
Dutton's 'venal' policies turn on closest neighbour, New Zealand

Deportations of New Zealand citizens accused of crimes in Australia have become ...  
Beautiful Balts: From Displaced Persons to New Australians

Kevin Bain shares his thoughts on Jayne Persian's book on post WW2 immigration and ...  
Racist dogwhistling over African gangs proves Turnbull is a hollow man

Malcolm Turnbull's claim African crime gangs are terrorising Melbourne is yet ...  
Football victory for France reverberates worldwide

Even at the “end of the Earth”, or at least a most far-away point from France ...  
Thai rescue highlights humanity — but not in our leaders

The Thai rescue is a testament to humanity, but our leaders have not planned to ...  
JOHN PILGER: Embracing our 'bad stock' convict past

We must recognise and celebrate our Indigenous past and our proud convict past in ...  
Dear Vinnies, We need to talk about your CEO Sleepout

Sam Shetler pens an open to letter to the National CEO of St Vincent de Paul, Dr ...  
Resisting the death penalty: An event with advocate Richard Bourke

Richard Bourke, an Australian lawyer working in the United States on death penalty ...  
Disabilities in prison: A horror story in our backyard

Notes for a talk presented to the Citizen Advocacy Trust of Australia fundraiser at ...  
Punishing the patriots: Australia, bugging and East Timor

The Australian Government has turned a patriotic ASIS agent – and his lawyer – ...  
​Canberra Press Gallery black bans Nauru forum coverage (except for News Corp)

The Canberra Press Gallery has announced its members will boycott the Pacific ...  
Australia's offshore detention program under Turnbull and Dutton: An update

Meanwhile, in Australia's offshore detention camps, the Australian Government ...  
It's time for violent men to take accountability

Men who harbour violent tendencies need to channel their energy into more produc ...  
Fair go! I'll give you class warfare

While the mainstream media tries to stir up socio-economic rivalry, Noely Neate ...  
Do unto refugees

As the international refugee crisis worsens, Australia needs to do more to make the ...  
Trump gives in to 'compassion' but not Dutton

Being asked to "guard against compassion for refugees" marks a new level of overt ...  
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