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Kabul. Two women in blue burkha walking past a man holding a wheelbarrow and a balloon seller behind him.
Individuals at risk Australia
Australia: prioritise humanitarian visas for Afghans

For two decades, Afghans have put their lives on the line to support Australian men and women. In recent weeks and months, the Taliban has recaptured much of Afghanistan. These people face significant threats to their and their families’ safety from the Taliban. Some have received death threats. But many have had their applications for […]

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Human Rights Asia
Morrison Government must extend visas to Afghan contractors
28 July 2021 | 7:36 pm

Amnesty International Australia and a coalition of international translation, interpreter and human rights groups has written an open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison asking for humanitarian protection visas to be extended to contractors as well as employees of Australian Defence and related organisations in Afghanistan. The letter expresses concerns for Afghans who were employed […]

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Individuals at risk Africa
Morocco: Authorities must not deport detained Uyghur to China
28 July 2021 | 4:35 pm

The Moroccan authorities must not deport Idris Hasan, an ethnic Uyghur who has been detained in the country, to China where he is at risk of torture, Amnesty International said today. Hasan, a 34-year-old father of three, was arrested after flying into Morocco from Turkey last week, and taken to a prison near the town […]

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Freedom of expression, association and assembly Asia
Hong Kong: First national security law conviction is ‘beginning of the end’ for freedom of expression
28 July 2021 | 4:29 pm

Responding to the conviction of Hongkonger Tong Ying-kit for “inciting secession” and “acts of terrorism” following the first trial under the city’s 2020 national security law, Amnesty International’s Asia-Pacific Regional Director Yamini Mishra said: “The conviction of Tong Ying-kit is a significant and ominous moment for human rights in Hong Kong. Today’s verdict underlines the sobering fact […]

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Group of activists DIW 2020
General / Event Activist Resources
28 July 2021 | 1:30 pm

Are you hosting an event or running an activity? Be sure to submit a host an event form, so that we can list your event on our website and provide any additional support. Printable petitions  Print out the offline petitions for our current campaigns for supporters to sign.  Return signed petitions to our Sydney office: […]

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Human Rights Africa
Tunisia: Human rights must be upheld following suspension of parliament
27 July 2021 | 3:44 pm

Tunisian President Kais Saied should publicly commit to respecting and protecting human rights, including the rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, after he suspended parliament and assumed some judicial powers, said Amnesty International. Concerns that human rights are at risk have heightened following an alarming raid by security forces on Al Jazeera’s […]

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Refugees in APOD
Refugees
VIC Vigil for Refugees: 8 Years Too Long

July 2021 marked a year since Melbourne was thrown into some of the harshest lockdowns in the world to fight COVID-19. But what if that lockdown lasted 8 years? July 19th marked the 8th anniversary of Australia’s cruel policy to detaining refugees who arrive by boat. The refugees are treated as prisoners, but with no […]

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