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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. © Flickr/Veni

Prime Minister Turnbull fails to step up and do our fair share

20 September 2016
Commitments made at the Obama Summit in NY last night are far from enough to assist the world’s most vulnerable people

India: Global standards on police use of force violated in Kashmir

13 September 2016
The human rights crisis is worsening in Jammu and Kashmir.

Aid and human rights agencies condemn slow pace on 12,000 refugees promise

9 September 2016
The Australian Government must resettle the promised 12,000 refugees from Syria and Iraq by the first quarter of 2017.

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Alan and Gyan with their mother. © © Giorgos Moutafis/Amnesty International

Two refugees with severe disabilities make a remarkable escape from IS

13 September 2016
Alan and Gyan had no choice but to leave as the Islamic State advanced on their home city.

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Honduras still a death trap for environmental activists

6 September 2016
Erika Guevara-Rosas looks at the situation 6 months after Berta Cáceres' slaying.

kids holding hands

7 things you may not know about prison for Queensland kids

31 August
Today Amnesty published new research that shines a light on kids in Queensland’s justice system.

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MP Annastacia Palaszczuk

A win for children’s rights: QLD to move 17 year olds from adult prisons

Great news! The QLD government will introduce legislation to transfer 17-year-old teenagers out of adult prisons within 12 months.

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