The Coalition of Supporters of Bernard Collaery and Witness K are calling for the prosecutions to be dropped, issuing a statement signed by leading public figures.
A proposed law that recently went before the Australian Federal Parliament would have given the Department of Home Affairs the power to ban access to mobile phones and other communication devices for some of the most vulnerable and isolated people in Australia: the refugees, asylum seekers and other non-citizens who are held in immigration detention.
Bill Mitchell OAM writes on the changes, challenges and victories of a welfare righter on the 30-year anniversary of Economic Justice Australia, the peak body for community legal centres.
Filmmaker Alfred Pek and journalist JN Joniad discuss Freedom Street, their ongoing documentary project into the lives of refugees in Indonesia
This month marked 22 years since the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court but Australia is still not living up to the promise of international justice.
To stop the spread of COVID-19 and to save lives, we need to responsibly release people from prisons.
Dean Yates, former Reuters Bureau Chief in Iraq, reflects on the deaths of Reuters staff in 2007 and what it taught him about PTSD and compassion.
Delays in medical treatment lead to avoidable suffering for those in Australia’s immigration detention system.
To protest or not to protest, what is deemed essential when we can’t afford to wait for change?
Back for its 5th year, the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival has moved online. Here is a brief insight into the fantastic documentaries on offer!
You learn a lot about yourself when you are gifted the opportunity to see the human condition stripped of any defining anchors, writes the former army captain.
We have decades of evidence that spells out what governments must do to save blak lives, so how do we use it?