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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 for long periods of time in prison-like conditions, despite having committed no crime. To make matters worse, the level of...

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...

UN resolution paves the way for peace process in Sri Lanka

2 Oct 2015

On 1 October 2015, the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva unanimously adopted a resolution on Sri Lanka, which calls...

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


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