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Look refugees in the eye: Powerful video experiment breaks down barriers

25 May 2016
A poignant new video experiment breaks down the barriers between recently-arrived refugees and Europeans.

Amnesty publishes policy, research on protection of sex workers’ rights

26 May 2016
Amnesty International published its policy on protecting sex workers from human rights violations and abuses, along with four research reports on these issues.

Change the Record activists mark 25 years since the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody at Parliament house. © James Tew/Change the Record

A human rights agenda for the next Australian Government

12 May 2016
All parties and candidates in the upcoming Federal Election must show leadership on human rights.

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Why I changed my stance on the death penalty

24 May 2016
Indonesian-born Ken Matahari once believed that the death penalty was necessary. Now he now supports its worldwide abolition.

What we need now more than ‘sorry’

26 May 2016
Rodney Dillon, long-time Indigenous rights activist, talks about what ‘sorry’ means on May 26.

Rainbow pride flag. © torbakhopper

Homophobia and transphobia need to get in the bin. You can help

17 May 2016
Here's how you can take action on International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)!

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A protester holds a sign reading 'Aboriginal Lives Matter'. © Amnesty International

Good news: Senate passes a motion calling for national justice targets

27 April 2016
The Australian Senate has called for targets to reduce Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander imprisonment in Australia.

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