human rights

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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.

Halper inside

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.

Williams inside

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.

Justice Kirby inside

High Court Judge Michael Kirby has received UNSW's highest honour - an honorary Doctorate of Laws - and urged graduating law students to work for change in the legal system.

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Internationally renowned human rights legal specialist Professor Sandra Liebenberg, from Stellenbosch University in South Africa, will deliver this year's Australian Human Rights Centre Annual Public Lecture at UNSW.

How is the changing environment impacting on human rights? Leading academics and politicians will debate the issue next week at the Australian Human Rights Centre's (AHRC) symposium, Securing the Environment: the challenge of protecting human rights in a changing environment.

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How is the changing environment impacting on human rights? Leading experts will debate the issue at the Australian Human Rights Centre's symposium, Securing the Environment: the challenge of protecting human rights in a changing environment to be held at UNSW.

The Diplomacy Training Program and Oxfam Australia's Indigenous Australia Program areholding a training course at UNSW to look at human rights advocacy.

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