human rights

Fidel Castro

The present language of human rights cannot adequately capture the types of rights that exist in socialist societies like Cuba, writes Dorothea Anthony.

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Just how widespread is the exploitation of foreign workers in Australia? A UNSW Law academic is part of a new research project designed to find out.

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The rights of Indigenous peoples and children will be the focus of UNSW alumna Samara Hand’s postgraduate studies in London as a 2016 Roberta Sykes Indigenous scholar.

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Sixty per cent of Australians say they would be concerned if a relative married a Muslim, according to research presented at UNSW's 2016 Australian Political Studies Association Conference.

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Majority opposition to same-sex marriage is concentrated in rural areas, and rural Queensland in particular, according to research presented at the Australian Political Studies Association annual conference at UNSW on Tuesday.

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A former anti-apartheid activist who was imprisoned on Robben Island with Nelson Mandela before ascending to one of the highest judicial posts in South Africa will deliver a public lecture for UNSW Law this month.

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The private sector needs to go beyond corporate charity and traditional social responsibility models, and embrace human rights as a fundamental business priority, writes Michael Posner.

Yeonmi Park

The word for “love” in North Korea refers only to the Dear Leader, and words for liberty or human rights don’t exist, defector and activist Yeonmi Park has told a UNSW Sydney Writers’ Festival audience.

Human Rights

The Cameron Government has committed to repealing the UK Human Rights Act 1998. George Williams looks at the debate and the Act's significance for countries using the Westminster system of government.

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The creation of the Citizenship Loss Board is an Orwellian development that operates in secret according to its own rules, writes George Williams.

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