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Thursday 24 March 2016

Love Never Fails: International Congress Celebrates 10th anniversary of "Deus Caritas Est" Encyclical

FI participates in reflections on Catholic charity work in the world.[more]

Friday 18 March 2016

Human Rights Council Must Keep Burundi As a Priority

Despite recent efforts by the UN and the African Union to deal with the socio-political upheavals and violence following the 2015 electoral process in Burundi, the human rights and humanitarian situation in the country remains a great source of concern. ...[more]

Thursday 17 March 2016

Australia: Close Down Offshore Detention Centres For Asylum Seekers

Mohammad Ali Baqiri fled Taliban rule in Afghanistan with his brother’s family when he was just ten years old, leaving his parents behind. He came to Australia in 2001 by boat from Indonesia, where he spent three years in Australia’s detention center on ...[more]

Tuesday 15 March 2016

Put an End to State-Complicity in Human Rights Violations Against Indigenous Peoples!

“We need to wake up to the realities that are not always discussed in the main rooms of the Human Rights Council, “ urged Mr Adrien Zoller of Geneva for Human Rights and Global Training, referring to gross human rights violations perpetrated by States ...[more]

Friday 11 March 2016

Joint publication on the Human Rights Situation in Papua now available in Indonesian!

Our joint publication on the Human Rights Situation in Papua is now available in Indonesian! It can be found here.[more]

Wednesday 09 March 2016

Women’s Right to Food: States and Businesses Should Be Held Accountable for Protecting Basic Human Rights

The current economic and development model encourages a food system dominated by agri-business; a system which exploits people, natural resources and exacerbates social and gender inequalities. Local communities are displaced, workers are exploited, rural ...[more]