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US Ambassador-at-Large Stephen Rapp has told a UNSW audience the Assad regime's penchant for documenting its criimes means “justice will arrive” for Syrians.


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Australia is seen as “cruel and selfish” for its treatment of asylum seekers, barrister Julian Burnside has told a packed UNSW auditorium.


Distinguished barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside will deliver the 2015 Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW Law on Monday 30 March.

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The High Court is being asked to interpret the meaning of “corrupt conduct" in the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act, a decision that could affect the Commission's investigative scope.

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Proposed changes to Australian citizenship will likely be limited in effectiveness, challenging to implement and possibly counter-productive, writes Sangeetha Pillai.

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks the tough language of the post 9/11 era as he pushes for laws we don’t need, writes Fergal Davis.

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The Australian government's response to the quashing of David Hicks' conviction for providing material support to terrorism has been underwhelming, writes George Williams.

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The Abbott government’s expedited passage of national security laws in 2014 demonstrated an underlying disrespect for the legislative process, writes Gabrielle Appleby.

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Australians must be vigilant to ensure they are not inadvertently supporting terrorist organisations when they make donations to charity, writes Stephen Dametto.