Human Rights
Assange: Albanese must act where the Coalition failed

The Morrison Government failed Julian Assange. Supporters of the persecuted publisher are looking ...  
Enough is enough: PM Albanese must now intervene for Assange

Prime Minister Albanese has said that the pursuit of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange served no ...  
Albanese Government has a chance to stop politicising asylum

It's time for the Labor Party to right the wrongs done to asylum seekers by both sides of gover ...  
Stephen Darley's opposition to wars of aggression will live forever

A long-time activist for peace and justice, Stephen Darley passed away on 15 April 2022, aged ...  
The poor are filling our prisons because we leave them behind

There is a tsunami of poverty-related issues and draconian laws swamping offenders and filling ...  
Election will come and go, but refugees still victims of 'border politics'

Regardless of the Election result, Australia must treat refugees with humanity and dignity, writes ...  
Federal ICAC must investigate Timor-Leste spying scandal

Law reform and investigations into cases such as the Timor-Leste spy scandal are long overdue.  
If elected, Labor must reinvigorate the Australian Human Rights Commission

Various reforms to the Australian Human Rights Commission are required to better protect and ...  
Greg Norman's golf tournament 'sportswashing' Saudi Government

Greg Norman's proposed golf tournament would ultimately provide more cover for Saudi Arabia's ...  
Reports Roe v Wade will be overturned should alarm us

The fact that a judicial decision to overrule Roe v Wade was widely expected does nothing to ...  
#FACT — It's not Labor that needs to stop frightening pensioners

Fears that the cashless debit card will be implemented for all income recipients, including those ...  
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EDITORIAL: #FACT — It's not Labor that needs to stop frightening pensioners

Fears that the cashless debit card will be implemented for all income recipients across the board ...  
Assange legal team announces 'fresh developments' at court hearing

Julian Assange’s legal team announced “serious submissions” would be made to the UK Home ...  
Inspired by Australia's inhumanity, UK plans to send refugees to Rwanda

As broadcast on the BBC 's World Service on 15 April, the policy of asylum seeker deterrence is ...  
Australia’s appalling Timor legacy and why it matters

May 20 will mark 20 years of independence for Australia’s near neighbour, the nation of Timor ...  
Teachers stalk students in 'sex for grades' swap

There is a desperate need for women and girls in Mozambique to realise their rights — teachers ...  
Father of Assange, John Shipton, speaks for human rights in Rome

The father of WikiLeaks publisher, Julian Assange, spoke at two conferences in Italy.  
Human Rights Commission facing downgrade over Morrison appointments

The Morrison Government has been accused of stacking AHRC top jobs, resulting in the Commission ...  
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