Tag: human rights

We Are Not Monkeys!, by Peter Arndt

As Indonesian brutality intensifies, the Papuan struggle for independence reaches a crisis

This Is not a Truck, by Micaela Sahhar

Misapprehending terror and recognising resistance in Palestine

Time for Treaty, By Tony McAvoy

Principles for a treaty based on fundamental human equality

Malice in Wonderland, by Desmond Manderson

The Abbott government and the erosion of the rule of law

Story-telling: Justice and recognition in the narratives of those who have suffered, by Kirsty Sangster

The justice process is tied to telling stories and to telling the truth. All around the world, victims of human-rights abuse are judged on their stories.

Tom Bamforth’s Deep Field: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Aid Relief (Hardie Grant, 2014), reviewed by Harold Stone

All too often human disasters, particularly ones in Africa, serve as the setting for entitled European people to act out their exciting adventures.

Proportionality Lost, Australia’s New Counter-Terrorism Laws, by Spencer Zifcak

New law requires careful deliberation, particularly if it infringes on civil liberties. In this case, it didn't get it.

Prison Rape, by Richard Evans

Is it OK to make jokes about rape in prison?

Do No Harm

Arguing for humanitarian intervention By Jasmine-Kim Westendorf

Shifting Fortunes: Mount Nancy

21 Jun 2012

On the ground in Mount Nancy Town Camp By Barbara Shaw

The intervention in context

Peter Billings (ed.), Indigenous Australians and the Commonwealth Intervention, special issue of Law in Context (Federation Press, Sydney, 2011)

Ways to Claim a Country

Gillian Cowlishaw reflecting on the settler consciousness of place and origin