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Rohingya Rights Global
United Nations: ‘Wanted for mass murder’ posters target Myanmar’s top general
25 September 2018 | 8:58 pm

Pictures of Senior General Min Aung Hlaing plastered around New York (photos  and b-roll available here) Follow the hashtag #ProsecuteTheGeneral “Wanted” pictures of Min Aung Hlaing, the Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar military who oversaw atrocities against the country’s Rohingya population, have been posted around New York, as part of Amnesty International’s campaign for accountability in […]

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Cathy Freeman with the press at the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Canada
Freedom of expression, association and assembly Australia
Seven athletes standing up for what they believe in
25 September 2018 | 12:03 pm

Eighteen years ago today, Cathy Freeman sprinted to victory in front of a home crowd at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. The image of Freeman running her victory lap carrying the Australian and Aboriginal flags remains in Australia’s collective mindset. Over the years, a number of high profile athletes from around the world have spoken up […]

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Human Rights
“No Friend But The Mountains” Book Launch

Join Associate Professor Susan Harris Rimmer and Kate Schuetze at The Old Museum for a special Skype event with Manus Island detainee, journalist, filmmaker and author Behrouz Boochani discussing his memoir “No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison.” In 2013, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani was illegally detained on Manus Island. He has been […]

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Staged photo of a man being tortured in a dark room
Torture Global
United Nations: Torture is big business, although outlawed internationally
24 September 2018 | 8:18 pm

Amnesty calls on ministers at the UN to clamp down on the torture trade New briefing released: Combating Torture: The Need for Comprehensive Regulation of Law Enforcement Equipment Companies all over the world are still profiting from the sale of gruesome torture equipment such as spiked batons, stun belts and leg irons, Amnesty International said […]

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Freedom of expression, association and assembly Asia
China: Families of up to one million detained in mass ‘re-education’ drive demand answers
24 September 2018 | 3:06 pm

An estimated up to one million predominantly Muslim people are held in internment camps in Xinjiang in northwest China Families tell Amnesty of their desperation for news on missing loved ones China must end its campaign of systematic repression and shed light on the fate of up to one million predominantly Muslim people arbitrarily detained […]

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Activism Australia
Introducing the new activist Refugee campaign leads
24 September 2018 | 11:25 am

The My New neighbour campaign is a grassroots campaign driven by an organising strategy that relies on people taking the power back and leading the change from within their own communities. To do this we need activists ready and willing to get out and take the campaign to their neighbours, their workplace, their sporting clubs […]

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Activism Asia
Rohingya Campaign Update
24 September 2018 | 11:11 am

Since we launched the Rohingya crisis campaign in August momentum has been building and thanks to the hard work of activists across Australia our campaign calls are being heard. Just last week Foreign Minister Marise Payne announced the Australian Government is considering options in response to the United Nations Fact-Finding Mission to Myanmar’s report. This […]

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