How her work in advocacy shaped her debut novel; how to combat slippery political rhetoric; and the hazards of the word ‘refugee’.
Noted barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside calls for a fairer legal system in his latest book, Watching Out: Reflections on Justice and Injustice.
Writer Gary Smith considers the aftermath of war.
An inside look at Australia’s path to introducing a Modern Slavery Act – what would this mean for Australians, and how does it compare to other nations?
As stateless people without citizenship rights in any nation, they are now besieged by the Myanmar Army intent on driving them out – what can be done?
Writer Kelly Walker draws insight from Stanford student Emily Doe and her 2015 encounter with Brock Turner.
We should be showing the nation’s leaders that we will not tolerate the xenophobic war on refugees and asylum seekers, not celebrating.
Felicity Castagna’s novel ‘No More Boats’ is a statement about Australia’s paradoxical relationship with its migrant origins
Writer Gary Smith looks at the price of conflict and war.
A glimpse of life in the small fishing village of Gurunagar, Sri Lanka as it does its best to rise from the ashes left by the civil war.
We review five thought-provoking films from the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival that provide insight and commentary on human rights issues.
Writer and poet Alys Jackson questions the more subtle forms of racism.