Messages from Manus: Four years too many, #EvacuateNow

Messages from Manus: Four years too many, #EvacuateNow

Successive Australian governments have managed and funded the offshore processing regime and its detention camps on Manus Island in PNG and Nauru. The people who are detained there are clearly our responsibility. Four years after the Australian Government’s commencement of the offshore processing regime, it is unconscionable that people continue to languish on PNG and Nauru.

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Peter 'Bon' Bonsall-Boone and Peter de Waal

Peter 'Bon' Bonsall-Boone and Peter de Waal

Peter 'Bon' Bonsall-Boone, was a pioneer for LGBTI rights for decades. Together with his parter Peter de Waal they were fearless community activists. Bon’s bravery in sharing his story of having unjust historical homosexual convictions was instrumental to NSW establishing a scheme for people to have their records cleared. Our Anna Brown had the honour of working with Bon and Peter in recent years to erase Bon's convictions. Watch their story here.

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Australian Government’s support of UN LGBTI expert recognised at Human Rights Council

Australian Government’s support of UN LGBTI expert recognised at Human Rights Council

Addressing the UN in a statement to the Human Rights Council, the Human Rights Law Centre called on all UN member states to cooperate with the first United Nations independent expert tasked with combating the unacceptable violence and discrimination faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people around the world.

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