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Refugees Pacific
Behrouz Boochani arrives in New Zealand
14 November 2019 | 4:17 pm

Award-winning author, journalist and poet, Behrouz Boochani tonight arrived in New Zealand and is out of Australia’s brutal offshore detention regime. Dr Graham Thom, Amnesty International Australia’s Refugee Adviser said: We are delighted to see Behrouz able to travel outside of Papua New Guinea after years trapped in Australia’s offshore detention regime. We will keep campaigning for all those […]

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Climate Change Global
Environmental Crisis

Climate justice is a human right. We work tirelessly to protect the rights that are threatened by the global climate crisis. Join us today!

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LGBTQI rights Australia
Transphobic trio of Senators vote against basic human rights for transgender and gender diverse people
14 November 2019 | 12:44 pm

In recognition of Transgender Awareness Week, the Senate yesterday passed a non-controversial motion moved by Senators Rachel Siewert, Janet Rice and Patrick Dodson that called on parliamentarians to: commit to learning more about the lives and experiences of transgender and gender diverse people, elevate the voices of transgender and gender diverse people, especially during Transgender […]

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Bomana Immigration Centre
Refugees Australia
Papua New Guinea: Detainees denied lawyers, family access
14 November 2019 | 11:27 am

Papua New Guinea has been arbitrarily detaining rejected  asylum seekers virtually incommunicado in the Bomana Immigration Centre, raising serious concerns about their health and safety, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today.  In August 2019, the PNG government transferred more than 50 rejected asylum seekers from  Port Moresby housing to the Australian-funded Bomana Immigration […]

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Individuals at risk
Write for Rights Western Suburbs

Join Amnesty’s Western Suburbs Action Group for their Write for Rights event – taking action on the biggest human rights campaign in the world. The Group will be at Subiaco Markets to collect signatures on Write for Rights petitions. Come along to learn more about the Western Suburbs Action Group, the work of Amnesty International and […]

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16 days of activism
Women's rights
16 Days of Activism: Action Against Gender Based Violence

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gendered Violence is an international campaign that began in 1991 and runs each year between the 25th November and 10th December. This period of time includes the international days of recognition for The Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children, World AIDS Day and International Human Rights Day. Jess […]

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Amnesty stall run by the Paramatta Action Group
Individuals at risk
Write for Rights Townsville

Join Amnesty’s Townsville Action Group for their Write for Rights event – taking action on the biggest human rights campaign in the world. The Group will be on The Strand adjacent to the Tobruk Pool Kiosk. Come along to learn more about the Townsville Action Group, the work of Amnesty International and take meaningful action! […]

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Hundreds of yellow badges with 'I heart human rights' printed on them.
Human Rights
Amnesty Hills Action Group- Trivia Night

Join Amnesty Hills Action Group for a Trivia night in support of Amnesty International Australia! Come along for an informal night of trivia fun with prizes, games, raffles and auctions! You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about the Amnesty Hills Action Group and the work of Amnesty International Australia. Tickets are $25.00 with tables […]

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Yellow Amnesty candle burning
Gender and sexuality
Remembering Mhelody Polan Bruno – Brisbane

Mhelody Polan Bruno, a 25 year Filipina woman, was murdered last month in Wagga Wagga. Amnesty’s QLD LGBTQI+ Network will be meeting on 23rd November to remember her life and the lives of other trans people affected by violence across the world. The evening will consist of a candlelight vigil, guest speakers and a letter writing campaign.

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The Tasmanian Refuegee Group, volunteers and members of the public in front of the Welcome Refugee Tree
Individuals at risk
Write for Rights Hobart

Join Amnesty’s Refugee Rights Action Group for a Write for Rights stall on Parliament Lawns- taking action on the biggest human rights campaign in the world. Come along to learn more about Amnesty, the Tasmanian Action Groups, and take meaningful action!

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