Photo essay on Ambrym Island’s annual Yam and Magic Ceremony and the dance that goes along with it.
The need to take urgent action on climate change is clear, for our environment, for our economy and for our human rights, Hugh de Kretser from the HRLC explains.
The government was armed with rhetoric for a climate change debate, but not prepared for any disaster a changed climate brings.
Eliah Castiello explores the distinction between animal rights and animal welfare, and how our understanding of human rights affects how we treat animals.
Through its repeal of the medevac legislation, Australia has taken our future and made it our demise, writes Shamindan Kanapadhi.
In light of the voluntary assisted dying bill currently before the Western Australian parliament, Janelle Koh considers voluntary assisted dying from a critical rights perspective, and queries whether a right to a good death may operate with unequal effect upon minority populations.
Danish Khan considers the differences between the teaching of indigenous history in Australia and in Pakistan.
Janelle Koh considers the distracting influence of social media on our daily lives, and the implications it has for human rights.
Anika Baset writes about confronting evidence of racial violence, modern slavery, and domestic servitude in Lebanon.
Oppressive heat, humidity and poor ventilation: how Australia’s carceral system weaponises more-than-human forces, like the weather.
Thousands of humiliating strip searches have been carried out on young children in our criminal justice system: is this a dignified practice?
Between the free market economy, negative gearing and Airbnb, have we forgotten what we built houses for in the first place? As a place to rest, eat, enjoy our lives and raise families.