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AHRC releases Villawood and Yongah Hill inspection reports 10 Jan 2018

The Australian Human Rights Commission has released its latest inspection reports of the immigration detention facilities at Villawood and Yongah Hill, a large facility outside of Perth. Key issues addressed in the reports concern treatment of immigration detainees, conditions of...

Treatment of asylum seekers in detention an onshore problem too: Jane Leibowitz

2 Nov 2017

Right now, more than 1,250 people – most of whom are seeking Australia’s protection from persecution – are being detained...

Transitional justice in Sri Lanka: meeting with Minister for National Co existence

30 Jun 2017

Jonathon Hunyor and Daniela Gavshon met with the Hononourable Mano Ganesan, Minister for National Co existence, Dialogue and Official Languages...

Sri Lankan community in Australia repair old wounds from their country's civil war

15 Aug 2016

Sri Lanka is taking firm but slow steps towards ethnic and national reconciliation and in Australia, home to tens of...

Justice and reconciliation in Sri Lanka: seven years on

19 May 2016

This week marks seven years since the end of the decades-long civil war in Sri Lanka in May 2009. Following...

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PIAC’s international projects focus on promoting human rights and accountability for breaches of international law.


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