The world is watching and the international community is speaking out. Thank you to the Global Centre for Pluralism for sending an important message of hope to the 2000 people who, for four and a half years, have been denied the freedom and safety they deserve.
After four and a half long years in limbo, the only safe thing to do now is to bring them here. Executive Director, Hugh de Kretser, tells Studio 10.
The NT Government has been handed a roadmap for fixing our broken youth justice systems, now they just need to implement it. We owe it to the children who have been abused and mistreated, says Senior Lawyer, Shahleena Musk.
After witnessing the horrors of Don Dale, the Government established the NT Royal Commission to ensure they would never be repeated. Now that the Commission has delivered its recommendations, governments across Australia must take action.
This is not about fences or facilities. This is about four and a half years of cruelty and torment that the Australian Government has inflicted upon innocent men. Australia owes them the chance to rebuild their lives in safety.
If a 'yes' vote is returned, Parliament needs to get on with it and legislate marriage equality for all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and intersex Australians, says our Anna Brown.
The men on Manus are terrified. They face violence if they stay in the camp, and danger if they leave it. Minister Dutton needs to bring them here now.
In a joint statement to the UN Human Rights Council, the Aboriginal Peak Organisations NT and Human Rights Law Centre urged the Australian Government to abandon its racially discriminatory ‘Community Development Program’ and replace it with an Aboriginal-led model.
Director of Legal Advocacy, Anna Brown, and Lawyer, Lee Carnie challenge the Australia Government's marriage equality postal survey in the High Court.
Another man held by the Australian Government on Manus Island has been found dead. Daniel Webb, Director of Legal Advocacy at the Human Rights Law Centre, said: “This man deserved to be treated with basic decency and respect. He deserved a chance to rebuild his life in freedom and safety. Instead, our government chose to be cruel, imprisoning him indefinitely on a remote island in truly awful conditions. He lost his freedom, his hope and ultimately his life. It’s an absolute tragedy.”