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Israeli human rights advocate and litigator Professor Frances Raday will deliver the Australian Human Rights Centre annual lecture at the University of New South Wales on Tuesday 17 November.

Leading Pakistani human rights lawyer Hina Jilani will deliver the 2009 Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW this week.

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Modern communications mean regimes around the world can no longer commit barbarities against their own people and expect to get away with it, East Timor's President Jose Ramos-Horta has told a UNSW audience.

President of East Timor Jose Ramos-Horta will join former colleagues from UNSW next week (Monday 27 July) to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Diplomacy Training Program (DTP).

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Australia's record on children in detention and its draconian anti-terrorism laws are examples of why we need a Human Rights Act, former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has told a packed public forum at UNSW.

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Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser will take part in an open community forum at UNSW to discuss the need for human rights protections in Australia.

The Diplomacy Training Program, the human rights group launched at UNSW by Jose Ramos Horta 20 years ago, now has even more reason to celebrate its anniversary, winning coveted tax deductibility status from the Federal Government.

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A visiting Israeli academic has told a packed lecture at UNSW that Israel is practising "apartheid" and will never accept a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine problem.

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The Rudd Government must act swiftly if a United Nations committee finds the Northern Territory intervention is racist, UNSW law professor George Williams says.

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Former justice Elizabeth Evatt and leading UK jurist Lord Bingham will lead the University's celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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