Tag: right to life

  • Why Indonesia Should Not Resume Executions

    Why Indonesia Should Not Resume Executions

    Yesterday, following reports and rumours from two weeks ago, Indonesian police confirmed that the country is about to lift its de facto moratorium on the death penalty. This is a clear step backwards, both legally and morally. It has been a year since the “drama” (as the Indonesian Security Minister calls it) surrounding the executions […]

  • Tasmania Decriminalises Abortion

    By Ronli Sifris A country that respects the rights of women should not be satisfied with abortion remaining a crime. Tasmania has taken a huge step forward, writes Ronli Sifris. The right to terminate a pregnancy has been categorised as falling within a number of existing human rights norms, such as the right to health […]