Human Rights

  • Erik Paul


Australia’s human rights movement consists of many groups and organizations struggling to advance human rights and justice for all people, including Australians. An Aboriginal human rights movement brings together a number of organizations at the local, regional, and national level and demands for housing, health, education, ownership of their land and resources, and a change in the constitution, which denies their rights as full citizens. The Australian refugee and asylum seeker advocacy movement consists of religious groups, NGOs, and professionals and campaigns for the rights of people to seek asylum in the country. There is a growing movement demanding transparency and accountability in government and business, the end of secrecy, and the right to know what the government is doing in the name of all Australians.


Bring justice to the law Aboriginal empowerment Refugee rights Right to know 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Paul
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  1. 1.Centre for Peace and Conflict StudiesUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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