Autonomous weapons have moved from science fiction to become a clear and present danger. But there is still time to stop them.

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The government’s response to the cancellation of the visit by the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants is evidence of the bewildering doublethink regarding Australia’s “legitimacy” as an international leader, UNSW's Human Rights Clinic says.

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Australia has an obligation to ensure refugees are not returned to territories where they face persecution, torture, or other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, writes Jane McAdam.

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Expert hydrologist Dr Fiona Johnson will provide scientific input into news coverage of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.

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UNSW's Football United will play a key role in Australia’s delegation to the Pacific Youth and Sports Conference.

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Professor Deo Prasad will chair a United Nations environmental forum.