Temporary victory won against “offensive” Texas abortion law
Delivering a temporary victory to fighters for women’s reproductive health, US District Judge Robert Pitman ordered an immediate injunction against Texas’s latest abortion restrictions –...
Immigration re-detention raids
Having introduced laws to over-turn the legal decision last December that saw 163 people released from immigration detention, the government has begun re-detaining people. It...
Housing: a human right Re: “The Housing Crisis” (Guardian #2059 3rd July 2023) Dear comrade editor, Thank you, Denis Doherty, for your insightful article on...
BRITAIN: The number of construction workers killed in site accidents rose sharply from 29 to 45 last year, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has...
The right to protest should be law
Human rights and freedom are very popular terms at the moment, and it’s not hard to guess who is accused of violating them in Australian...
Aged care workers expose industry’s dirty secrets
After years of Federal Government inaction on aged care, aged care workers are speaking out to expose the daily understaffing and safety risks facing older Australians across the country.
In July, the second asylum boat turn-back to Sri Lanka under the Albanese Labor government highlighted the fundamental breach of human rights involved in such...
US imperialism and the gangs of LA
By November 2022 over 58,000 people, accused of having gang affiliations had been arrested in El Salvador, filling up its already overcrowded prisons. Most arrests...
US citizens believe they have the right to representative democracy, freedom of speech, religious worship, a free press, and equality before the law with a...
ASIO powers revisited
In 2002 legislation introduced by the Howard Coalition government represented the most dangerous offensive against civil liberties and democratic rights yet seen in Australia. The...
McCarthyism on the rise in Australian universities
In Australia’s latest self-sabotaging attack on China, the Morrison government has released a proposal that targets students and academics at Australian universities
Health care is a human right
Reports of emergency patients waiting up to thirty-six hours or more to be off-loaded from ambulances at public hospital emergency departments (EDs) are indicative of...
Every child has the right to a high-quality education, delivered by qualified and professional teachers in their local neighbourhood. It is Australia’s public education system...
Landmark UN decision highlights Australia’s climate injustice
In news that will surprise no one, a United Nations Committee has found the former Coalition government to have violated the human rights of Torres...