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Refugee rights
Watandar Documentary – Exhibition and Q & A with Muzafar and Jolyon Hoff

Join photographer Muzafar Ali, a former Afghan-Hazara refugee, and Director Jolyon Hoff as they discuss the documentary Watandar: My Countryman, the story of Muzafar when he discovers that Afghans have been an integral part of Australia for over 160 years. The Afghan cameleer descendants featured are Indigenous, colonial and immigrants at the same time. Social […]

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Policies for Activists
26 May 2023 | 5:30 pm

At Amnesty International Australia, we believe in equality and justice for all people. To ensure that our Movement is a safe space where everyone feels accepted and welcomed, it is essential that all activists abide by our Code of Conduct and our Values and Behaviours charter. Both of these policies have been developed together with […]

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Cambodian Union leader, Chhim Sithar
Freedom of expression, association and assembly Asia
Cambodia: Casino Union Leader Chhim Sithar and Strikers Convicted
25 May 2023 | 6:37 pm

Cambodian authorities should immediately quash the convictions and unconditionally release Chhim Sithar, leader of Labor Rights Supported Union (LRSU) of Khmer Employees of NagaWorld, and eight other fellow or former union members.

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Right to Protest
Protect the Right to Protest in SA!

Protesting is how we hold governments and big business to account when all other avenues fail. ⁠ ⁠ Join us Friday 26 of May at Parliament House. Last week, the South Australian Labor Government – with support from the Liberal Opposition – rushed an anti-protest bill through the Lower House in response to climate protests […]

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Joint-statement on Modi’s visit to Australia
24 May 2023 | 2:30 pm

To mark Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Australia, over 30 organisations from Australia, New Zealand, North America, the Middle East and Europe, have signed a joint statement to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on human rights and climate justice issues that are interconnected with India’s policies and actions. These organisations that have signed the […]

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Human Rights Act Australia
Legislate a Human Rights Act for Australia now!

Right now we have a unique opportunity to protect the human rights of everyone in Australia – but we need your help. In Australia, our basic human rights are not protected by law – enabling governments to disregard our human rights when they create laws, implement policies, and deliver services. With very few avenues in […]

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