What are you Interested in?

Whatever your human rights topic of interest, just type it into this search box and you’ll receive a range of informative articles, reports and actions on the subject.
Individuals at risk
Write for Rights Albany

Join Amnesty for their Write for Rights stall in Albany outside Albany Townhall Square. Join us in taking action on the biggest human rights campaign in the world! Come along to learn more about Amnesty International and call for justice for those who can’t speak for themselves!

Read More
The Aboriginal Flag being flown at Yabun Festival 2018, in the distance is a stage and festival participants
Community is everything
Ballawinne Festival Truth Telling Day

Join Amnesty’s Tasmanian Southern Group at their stall at Truth Telling Day at Ballawinne Festival. SETAC (South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation) has a line-up of activities, live music, traditional dance and community fun and information as part of the two-day Ballawinne Festival. All events are open to everyone! The Truth Telling Event will be a […]

Read More
Two young Indigenous men signing an Amnesty petition at Yabun festival on Survival Day in Sydney
Community is everything
Ballawinne Festival Cultural Day

Join Amnesty’s Tasmanian Southern Group at their stall on Cultural Day at Ballawinne Festival. SETAC (South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation) has a line-up of activities, live music, traditional dance and community fun and information as part of the two-day Ballawinne Festival. Speakers include Bruce Pascoe, Dr Nick Clements, Prof. David Bowman and Elders and Knowledge […]

Read More
Individuals at risk
Write for Rights Cygnet Folk Festival

Join Amnesty’s Tasmanian Southern Group for their Write for Rights stall – taking action on the biggest human rights campaign in the world! We will have a market stall in the St James Quadrangle at the Cygnet Folk Festival, on Jan 11 and Jan 12. Come along to learn about Amnesty, sign petitions and write […]

Read More
two people in weelchair and a woman standing, next to a yellow wall.
Refugees
Refugee Rights: Stories & Discussion

Join us for a thought provoking evening and hear special guests, refugees, experts, human rights defenders talk about the global refugee situation. Hear more about what it is like to work and live in Manus & Nauru refugee camps Listen to the stories of displacement, risks and abandonment Be inspired by our experts who will […]

Read More
Climate Change Global
Climate action

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

Read More
Emil Ostrovko, a young man smiling, wearing a black jacket
Individuals at risk Europe
Free jailed teenager

When Emil was 17 he was arrested for a minor, non-violent drug offence. Today, aged 19, his future is in jeopardy as he serves an eight-year prison sentence. Take action and demand he is freed.

Read More
Activism Global
In a dangerous world, human rights activists have been winning all year
23 December 2019 | 5:21 pm

With inequality, injustice and hate speech seemingly ever more prevalent across the globe, you’d be forgiven for thinking 2019 has been a bad year for human rights. Yet, we have also seen some significant wins. Activists the world over have been galvanised to stand up and fight for our human rights – and thanks to […]

Read More
LGBTQI+ group petition handover at Greek consulate in Sydney.
Activism Australia
Brisbane and Sydney-siders demand #justiceforzachie at Greek consulates
20 December 2019 | 2:51 pm

Almost 10,000 signatures have been handed to the Greek Consulates in Sydney and Brisbane as part of a global Amnesty International campaign demanding justice for murdered Greek LGBT activist, Zackie. December 21 marks 15 months since Zackie was murdered. He was a tireless defender of the rights of LGBTI people and HIV-positive persons. Video footage […]

Read More
Load more