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Syria: Young girl to receive urgent surgery following international pressure

22 August 2016
A 10-year-old girl has been evacuated from besieged Madaya to receive urgent surgery.

A guard allows a dog to approach a girl in an aggressive manner at Cleveland detention centre, August 2015.

Secret documents reveal culture of abuse in Queensland juvenile detention

18 August 2016
Over 1,000 pages of documents detailing abuse in detention centres across Australia have been revealed under a FOI request.

End the horror in Syria’s torture prisons

18 August 2016
Thousands of people have died in custody in Syria’s brutal detention centres. Explore inside a Syrian torture prison.

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Nauru: Australia’s shame and a warning for Europe

25 August 2016
Anna Neistat recounts witnessing 'patterns of horrendous abuse' occurring under Australia's offshore detention program.

Great news for Indigenous children. © Ingetje Tadros/Utopia

PM puts detention of Indigenous children on the national agenda

15 August 2016
The PM has committed to putting issues of youth detention child protection on the agenda for the next COAG meeting.


‘It’s better to die from one bullet than being slowly killed every day’

5 August 2016
Anna Neistat recounts the shocking situation she found refugees and asylum seekers living in on her recent research mission to Nauru.

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5 things you have helped us achieve in 2016 so far

We've come a long way this year and had some great wins for human rights. Thank you for being a part of it.

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