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Welcome to the 100th edition of Rights Agenda – the monthly bulletin of the Human Rights Law Centre!

Rights Agenda is the HRLC’s flagship contribution to human rights education. First launched in 2006, one of its key aims was to improve capacity and expertise in using international human rights law in domestic legal practice and advocacy.

Last week the High Court heard a challenge to the lawfulness of the Australian Government’s detention of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers for almost a month on board a customs vessel.

Seventy seven organisations have united to warn that Australia’s standards are sliding when it comes to the prevention of torture and cruel treatment.



Tackling crime the smart way

Tackling crime the smart way

11 September 2014

The Human Rights Law Centre, in conjunction with the Wheeler Centre and Smart Justice, will be hosting a panel discussion on ‘Tackling Crime the Smart Way’.


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