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No.1111 – 1 April 2015

Melbourne Queer Film Festival wrap

The Melbourne Queer Film Festival is done for another year, but Right Now was there to review the human rights-themed films that made a huge impact.

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Gender & Sexuality / Reviews

Light the Dark candlelit vigil

No.1110 – 31 March 2015

What we can learn from grief

Columnist Suzana Jacmenovic wonders if collective and familial grief – at the looming executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, at the senseless deaths of Reza Berati and Hamid Kehazaei – might teach us something about human rights.

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Asylum Seekers / International Affairs

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No.1109 – 30 March 2015

Vessels and Wombs: Being Born a “Boat Person”

Asylum-seeker children born in Australia are still deemed “unauthorised maritime arrivals”. Sayomi Ariyawansa explains this peculiar situation in Australian law.

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Articles / Asylum Seekers / Children & Youth

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No.1108 – 26 March 2015

Regional Inequality in Access to Mental Health Services

Patients in remote and rural areas face grave inequalities in access to healthcare. Rebecca Tidswell outlines how the current framework is particularly ill-equipped to address the specific and complex demands of mental health issues.

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Articles / Health

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No.1108 – 26 March 2015 Regional Inequality in Access to Mental Health Services

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No.1107 – 25 March 2015 Documentary traces rescuers’ crucial role throughout history

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No.1106 – 24 March 2015 No Right to Health Without a Right to Abortion

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No.1105 – 20 March 2015 What happens when a remote Aboriginal community in Western Australia is ‘closed’?

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No.1104 – 19 March 2015 It’s Time to Modernise Australia’s Birth Registration System

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No.1103 – 18 March 2015 Jon Stewart exposes journalist Maziar Bahari’s fight for freedom

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No.1102 – 17 March 2015 A compassionate practice: interview with Jarni

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No.1101 - 16 March 2015 ‘Wrong and Inherently Cruel Punishment': Interview With Elaine Pearson

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No.1100 – 11 March 2015 ‘We want to fully represent ourselves': Interview with Ramesh Fernandez

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No.1099 – 10 March 2015 Checking my migrant privilege

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