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A young Afhgan boy in the Kunduz province. © Flickr / DVIDSHUB

Afghanistan: Taliban’s reign of terror in Kunduz

2 October 2015
Harrowing accounts from civilians of violence by Taliban death squads as Afghan forces regain control of parts of the city.

President Joko Widodo, who has promised to make human rights a priority in Indonesia. © Flickr / US Embassy, Jakarta

Indonesia: Millions of victims and families still abandoned 50 years after mass killings

30 September 2015
Little justice yet for victims of one of the worst mass killings in modern times.

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt addressing the United Nations in September 2015. © Flickr / UN Photo

Egypt: Prisoner pardons should not fool anyone at the UN

29 September 2015
Seven 'pardoned' activists remain in detention as Egypt's President addresses the United Nations.

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‘New Humans Of Australia’ will re-inspire you to fight for refugees

1 October 2015
New photography project celebrates the voices of refugees and migrants who now call Australia home.

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Banned Books Week: Celebrating controversy

1 October 2015
Celebrating Banned Books Week 2015 by looking at some of the most frequently challenged books of all time.

Su Changlan. © Private

Su Changlan: the story of many Chinese women

29 September 2015
Jailed Chinese activist one of many, says her good friend and fellow activist Maggie Hou Wenzhuo.

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What's on

Activist Arts Festival 2015

Where: Melbourne, VIC
When: Saturday 24 October

Bayside Speakers Evening

Where: Sandringham, VIC
When: Wednesday 30 September

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Pardoned Nigerian torture victim, Moses Akatugba. © Private

Good news: Nigerian torture survivor Moses Akatugba officially pardoned

30 May 2015
Moses 'overwhelmed' by global campaign to spare his life.

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