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News

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Bangladesh: Death penalty will not bring justice for independence war crimes

30 October 2014
Leading opposition figure death sentence will not bring justice to war victims.

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Countries urge El Salvador to change repressive abortion laws

29 October 2014
El Salvador under pressure from nine countries at the United Nations.

Reyhaneh Jabbari © AFP PHOTO/GOLARA SAJADIAN

Reyhaneh Jabbari executed in Tehran

26 October 2014
Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution after a flawed investigation and trial is an affront to justice.

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Blogs

Vegetables © Flickr / Gunnar Magnusson

Five ways to be an ethical consumer

27 October 2014
Changing the world starts with you. Here are five ways to be an ethical consumer.

Movie clapper © Flickr / Ilya Sedykh

Watch list: picks for a human rights movie marathon

17 October 2014
Looking for some movies to watch this Spring? Check out our list.

Violence against women and girls is still a major problem around the world © AFP / Aref Karimi

Six awesome organisations working for gender equality

17 October 2014
We look at six organisations working to empower women and girls around the world.

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What's on

Activist Arts Festival

Where: Carlton, VIC
When: Saturday 15 November, 12:30 pm

Beneath the Blindfold: film screening

Where: Melbourne, VIC
When: Thursday 20 November, 6 pm

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Successes

Sculpture of a twisted gun – signifying disarmament – in the peace garden outside the UN HQ in New York, USA, August 2011 © Dan Nguy

Good news: Arms Trade Treaty to take effect in December

Protection against the poorly regulated global arms trade just took a giant leap forward.

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