Call on the Philippine authorities to put protection measures in place for Cristina and other human rights defenders now.
Fifty years ago, nine New York police officers stormed the Stonewall Inn on Christopher Street and began aggressively searching the bar’s patrons. They demanded identification and arrested anyone they suspected of being gay or dressed in a way that didn’t conform to mainstream society’s narrow understanding of gender. The events that followed would spark the […]
Fiona* is devastated at how much Queensland’s justice system failed her son. In January, Fiona’s 15-year-old son Mark* spent three weeks in the Brisbane City Watch House for stealing chocolates and paint cans from a shop. Police took Mark to the Brisbane City Watch House, a maximum security detention facility designed to temporarily hold adults. […]
This event was organised by the Sudan Uprising Supporting Committee. Come along to Parliament House this Sunday to join the global community in demanding that the Transitional Military Council (TMC) allow for a peaceful, free and democratic transition towards civilian government and the removal of paramilitary forces from the cities of Sudan. See you there!
Think signing petitions, attending rallies, and bugging your members of parliament doesn’t do anything? Here’s proof that it does – and this is just a teaser. Every day we hear incredible stories of hope overcoming adversity, and people just like you leading positive change, all around the world. Thank you for defending human rights! 1. […]
In response to news that the Sharrouf children will be returning to Australia Dr Graham Thom, Amnesty International Australia Refugee Coordinator said: “These children being returned home to their family is a great achievement for the Australian Government and a welcome relief for the people aiding them on the ground. “Yet around sixty Australian daughters, […]
The men and women detained on Manus and Nauru need to know that people in Australia are with them, and that they are not forgotten. Show the refugees and people seeking asylum on Manus and Nauru that Australians do care, and want safety and protection for them.