Human Rights
Djokovic saga highlights plight of refugees

The following is a speech given by detainee Joy Miah at the Park Hotel refugee rally on 9 January ...  
Australian media must stand up for Assange's freedom

For far too long the Australian media has remained silent in the face of Julian Assange's perse ...  
Djokovic unhappy but Australia's refugees face lifelong persecution

Our focus should be on refugees that have been imprisoned for years rather than Novak Djokovic's ...  
AUKUS alliance driving Assange to his death

The actions of the U.S., UK and Australia are imperiling the health of Julian Assange and could ...  
#2 TOP STORY OF 2021: No apology from Waleed Aly over controversial interview

Sometimes our articles provoke fierce debate, such as this April piece by Thomas Bee about the ...  
Coalition lends voices of support for Assange

A few members of the Liberal-National Coalition have declared support for Julian Assange to be ...  
Nothing but corruption and cruelty in the Coalition cupboard

When thinking about next year's Federal Election, Australians should consider the incalculable ...  
Treatment of asylum seekers is our national shame

The ongoing suffering endured by asylum seekers is a cruelty that can hopefully be erased at the ...  
Labour trafficking of asylum seekers could resume in Australia

As vaccinations have allowed a slow reopening of borders, there is a possibility that asylum ...  
Assange verdict demonstrates tight grip of U.S. legal system

The outcome of Julian Assange's extradition appeal shows how overpowered the British legal system ...  
Julian Assange trial is political hypocrisy

Given that governments in the past have encouraged whistleblowing, the punishment of Julian ...  
'Travesty of justice': UK Court rules Assange can be extradited to U.S.

UK human rights activists speak of a “travesty of justice” as the High Court expresses its ...  
JOHN PILGER: U.S. wins extradition appeal against Julian Assange

In a blow to journalism and free speech, the U.S. has won its appeal against the decision not to ...  
Beijing Olympics boycott is pointless

Several nations have made a stand against China by refusing to send government officials to the ...  
Sexual harassment in Tajikistan: It's rife and largely unchecked

In Tajikistan, like much of the Central Asia region, violence against women is widespread and ...  
Detained refugees denied access to library services

Library services are yet to be provided to refugees detained in a Melbourne facility, despite ...  
People living with disability have a dignified right to sex

Graeme Sparkes reviews a new memoir that explores the bond a mother shares with her son who is ...  
Flashback 2019: The blatant hypocrisy of Scott Morrison’s Christian faith

Scott Morrison is once again on the warpath against religious discrimination, quoting from the ...  
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