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

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Sri Lanka: new transitional justice mechanism bill on reparations passed 22 Oct 2018

In October 2018, the Sri Lankan Parliament passed a bill establishing an Office for Reparations. This was one of the transitional justice mechanisms identified by the United Nations Human Rights Council in its landmark 2015 consensus resolution on Sri Lanka,...

New report calls for urgent reform to standard of care in immigration detention

13 Jun 2018

A new report highlighting a lack of basic medical care provided to asylum seekers in Australia’s onshore immigration detention centres,...

Sri Lanka conflict mapping project enters phase two

12 Jun 2018

We are about to commence the next phase of our Sri Lanka Conflict Mapping and Archive Project (CMAP). Phase one...

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...

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...

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


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