By Erica Contini Like any good citizen, I voice my opinion on issues that are important to me by writing to my elected representatives in congress. Lucky for me, I am a US citizen and therefore have the constitutionally protected right to do just that. Even luckier, I generally think I can do so without […]
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Based in the Law Faculty at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, the Castan Centre seeks to promote and protect human rights through policy, public education, research and student programs.
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- WE WANT YOU! To be our intern… we have spots available in both summer and semester 1 – apply here ow.ly/EcfQo 9 hours ago
- Our new video project answers your #HumanRights questions quickly, clearly and in a fun way. ow.ly/EcdKE 9 hours ago
- Have You Got That Right? our videos answering #HumanRights questions quickly, clearly & they won’t put you to sleep ow.ly/EcdJx 1 day ago
- Would you like to volunteer with us? We are currently looking for summer and sem 1 in-house interns, apply by Nov 30 ow.ly/EcfPL 2 days ago
- We all have them, but do you know what #HumanRights really are? our new series answers that in less than 3 minutes ow.ly/EcdIu 2 days ago
- Questioning the queue: blocking protection to asylum seekers in Indonesia
- M47 Case – High Court Rules that Refusal of Refugee Protection is not ASIO's Job
- Expunging convictions for gay sex: an old wrong is finally righted
- An open letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott
- Ian Thorpe came out, but not in Australia – a wise decision
- Commonwealth Games: is it time to stop playing?
- The High Court and the Freedom of Political Communication
- As region’s homophobia turns deadly, let’s stand up for rights
- Is the criminalisation of homosexuality in the Commonwealth a relic of the British Empire?
- Turning Back the Boats - Back to the Future on Asylum Policy