The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival inspires and engages audiences with an exciting 2018 program. We review our top film picks.
As Bangladesh’s monsoon season approaches, the lives of more than 870,000 refugees depend on swift action. What will our leaders do?
Kim McGrath exposes Australia’s duplicitous diplomatic relationship with East Timor in her book, Crossing the Line.
East Timor and Australia will sign a maritime boundary agreement tomorrow, putting their long-running border dispute to rest.
How can the legal system grapple with #MeToo, the movement that has sparked outrage and calls for justice around the world?
The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree utilises a classic Persian storytelling style to tell the tale of a family’s journey in the aftermath of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
During Senate estimates in October last year, the Australian government dug further into the deep and dark moral abyss in which it is stuck in relation to the existential threat posed by nuclear weapons. In questioning by Tasmanian Labor Senator Lisa Singh, DFAT Assistant Secretary Richard Sadleir sought to explain the circumstances in which under […]
Australian foreign correspondent Peter Greste’s memoir, The First Casualty, provides a stark reminder of the importance of a free, independent media.
Does the violence and conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State amount to war crimes, or crimes against humanity?
How her work in advocacy shaped her debut novel; how to combat slippery political rhetoric; and the hazards of the word ‘refugee’.
Ali MC takes us inside the Tribunal as witnesses retell the atrocities and human rights abuses suffered by the Rohingya people.