Overwhelming majority of UN Human Rights Council reps praise Iran on record

November 12, 2019 by  
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Ninety-five out of 111 delegates, or 85 per cent, of the delegates to U.N. Human Rights Council’s Nov. 8 review session on Iran’s human-rights record praised the Islamic Republic, according to Geneva-based NGO U.N. Watch. Read more

Advocate speakers represent four major human rights issues in Australia

June 21, 2018 by  
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The Sydney Jewish Museum has hosted an engaging and dynamic panel of speakers, who explored four major human rights issues facing Australia today. Read more

Australia joins UN Human Rights Council

January 3, 2018 by  
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Australia has taken up our seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council, the world’s peak body responsible for human rights. Read more

ECAJ makes landmark submission to parliamentary committee on freedom of religion

February 10, 2017 by  
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The Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) has sent a landmark 31-page submission, with 14 recommendations, to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief in Australia and other countries currently being conducted by the Human Rights Sub-Committee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade. Read more

Bibles in schools discriminatory?

February 26, 2015 by  
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New Zealand’s secular Education Network has asked the Human Rights Commission to investigate bibles in schools, claiming they breach the Human Rights Act. Read more