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Parliament puts spotlight on rights abusers

The Australian Parliament’s inquiry into whether Australia needs to strengthen its laws against human rights abusers received a significant glamour boost when Amal Clooney, highly respected international human rights lawyer, gave evidence via video link.

Veiled Horror: Iran’s headscarf protesters sentenced to decades in prison

It is evident that, both in the UN and most of the world’s media, there is little interest in shining a light, let alone bringing pressure to bear, on Iran over the human rights abuses it inflicts daily on it population in general, and Iranian women in particular.

Let’s not forget the victims of the Iranian regime’s egregious human...

New revelations about the regime’s severe and ongoing human rights violations are not making it into the Australian media.

Freedom in the World 2017: Israel a leader in a dismal...

The US based Freedom House think-tank has released the initial findings of its annual Freedom in the World report. The report analyses the state of political and civil freedoms, as well as the state of governance frameworks, in each country around the world, based upon a "combination of on-the-ground research, consultations with local contacts, and information from news articles, nongovernmental organizations, governments, and a variety of other sources."