Australian Human Rights Centre

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17 April 2014
Former NSW DPP Nicholas Cowdery and the International Criminal Court’s Alexandra Tomic are speakers at a major symposium next week on the quality of court interpreting.
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10 December 2013
UNSW's Andrea Durbach has won the 2013 Australian Human Rights Law Award and paid tribute to the legacy and influence of Nelson Mandela on her extraordinary career. 
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24 September 2012
Revelations of children working for less than a dollar a day to make Australian footballs have rekindled an old debate, Justine Nolan writes.
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12 December 2011
OPINION: The Federal Government must address the exploitative elements of people smuggling without wasting taxpayer money punishing the wrong people, writes Bassina Farbenblum.
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19 July 2011
Law academic Andrea Durbach has been appointed Deputy Sex Discrimination Commissioner, a role she describes as a "wonderful opportunity".
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23 June 2011
A film featuring UNSW Law's Andrea Durbach has won the audience award for best documentary at the Sydney Film Festival.
02 September 2010
Human Rights campaigner and former Justice of South Africa's Constitutional Court, Albie Sachs, will deliver the 2010 Hal Wootten Lecture at UNSW on 14 September.
16 November 2009
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.
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27 March 2009
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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03 December 2008
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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23 September 2008
Moving Indigenous reconciliation beyond symbolic gestures will be a feature of the Australian Human Rights Centre (AHRC) annual public lecture to be held at the University of New South Wales this week.
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16 October 2007
Five UNSW Law students are currently in China taking part in a model UN meeting at Heilongjiang University in the city of Harbin.
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02 October 2007
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.
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28 August 2007
Zimbabwe's Opposition Leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, will give a public lecture at UNSW this week.
07 May 2007
Prominent Zimbabwean human rights and pro-democracy activist, Archbishop Pius Ncube, will present a lecture on the political situation in Zimbabwe at UNSW.
07 May 2007
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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26 April 2007
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.