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Activism Australia
Activist Resources to Celebrate Amnesty’s 60th Birthday
16 April 2021 | 12:53 pm

We are excited to be celebrating Amnesty International’s 60th Anniversary – this means we have been challenging injustice since the 60s! We want to highlight how significant this milestone is, that the global community campaigns together for the better protection of human rights around the world and in doing so inspires more people to join […]

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Activism
May Day Festival Stall

The Fremantle Amnesty Group will have a stall at the Unions WA May Day Festival + march. Come along say hi and sign a petition!

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Activism
An Evening with Mark Isaacs

The AI Book Club in conjunction with SAWA(SA) and WILPF are hosting Mark Isaacs, author of The Kabul Peace House. He will discuss his life in Afghanistan and his connections with non-government groups who are looking at alternatives to war in that country.

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Activism
AmnesTEA & Coffee

A simple gathering of our members and executives at university where food and drinks will be provided. The aim of our event is to engage new members with the Club, provide an opportunity to our members to meet our executive team, allow new members to make friends with similar interests. Most importantly, we would like […]

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Police on horseback at a protest in NSW
Protect Protest Australia
Protect the right to protest in NSW

In 2020, New South Wales police pepper sprayed peaceful protesters, chased protesters on horseback, and pushed them to the ground – injuring both protesters and bystanders. This disproportionate and unnecessary use of force unduly restricted protester’s rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. While protesters at the University of Sydney were arrested and fined […]

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Human Rights Australia
NSW police using COVID-19 pandemic to restrict the right to protest
12 April 2021 | 3:20 pm

Over the past twelve months, Amnesty International has highlighted how police around the world have used the COVID-19 pandemic as a cover to crack down on the right to protest. Today, Amnesty International has released a briefing detailing how New South Wales police have used disproportionate and unnecessary force to police protests and enforce COVID-19 […]

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A dozen people wearing different coloured shirts standing with refugee banners and placards calling for justice and a fair go for refugees
Refugees Australia
Activists calling for a Fair Go and Justice for Refugees
12 April 2021 | 9:58 am

Palm Sunday has long been a day of protest for people across faith communities and for those without any religious beliefs. Thousands have been marching for justice for refugees ever since the re-opening of Australia’s inhumane offshore processing program in 2013. Our power is in challenging injustice together so this year Amnesty International Australia lent […]

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NSW LGBTQI Network at the 2017 Mardi Gras Parade. © Cosmo Price
Activism
Kill the Bills, Protect Trans Youth – Amnesty Contingent

Join Amnesty NSW’s LGBTQIA+ network at the protest against Mark Latham’s harmful bill. We will be there handing out rainbow t-shirts. RSVP to let us know you’re coming! This is an external event hosted by Community Action for Rainbow Rights. They say: NSW parliamentarian Mark Latham’s “Parental Freedoms” bill will be up for committee hearing […]

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Deaths in Custody BW
Activism
Find Your Event: Stop Deaths in Custody

Since 1991 – 30 years ago – more than 450 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have died in custody. Why is 1991 important? Because that is when the Royal Commission into Deaths in Custody made 339 recommendations to governments to ensure that there were no more deaths in police custody and in prisons. 339 […]

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Alexander Lukashenko
Human Rights Europe
Australia must stand with Belarusian protesters, older people, women and children: Amnesty International
9 April 2021 | 3:46 pm

The ongoing detention, torture, and ill treatment of peaceful protestors in Belarus is a gross violation of human rights that cannot stand unopposed on the global stage. In a series of reports and briefings, Amnesty International has documented gross human rights violations against Belarusian protesters, older people, women and children. Since Belarus’ controversial presidential election […]

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