Offshore detention. For two decades, no two words have plagued Australian politics as doggedly as these. Anthony Levin draws a disturbingly accurate picture Australia’s offshore detention centres that we may or may not be ready for.
We review five thought-provoking films from the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival that provide insight and commentary on human rights issues.
Poet Edward Caruso has a chance encounter over the tomb of Salvador Allende Gossens.
Human Rights Arts & Film Festival 2017 presents an inspiring and insightful line up of stories that matter. We review our top 9 film picks from the program.
Sovereignty, the exhibition, explores self-determination, colonisation, identity and resistance of Aboriginal Australia.
Sister Corita’s Summer of Love exhibition shares a message of love, peace and tolerance.
The meaning of freedom is being distorted by privileged ideologues. Fatima Measham writes on why it is time to reclaim freedom.
Writer Edward Caruso takes us into the thick of things in his poem Valdivia, where protesters and military police clash.
Breaking the Boundaries is an inspiring reminder that activists come in many different guises.
Hard to Believe is a film that seeks to bring global attention to a massive human rights issue being ignored the world over.
Generation Less by Jennifer Rayner sets out to dispel the myths that underpin under-35s, their habits and their whinging.
Are liberty and violence morally irreconcilable? Isabella Royce asks us to ask again in this think piece on the relationship between the right to protest, violence as a political technique and violent government reactions.