According to the UN, the treatment of Julian Assange absolutely constitutes torture. For not protecting him, the blame is also ours.
In a shocking turn of events, Scott Morrison has sent Pauline Hanson to the United Nations. While it is clearly a solution to Morrison’s One Nation problem, should she be representing us?
The UN banning LGBTQ partners from obtaining a visa is a decision of the time. Through exclusion, everyone is equal.
As Australians, we often feel left out of the diplomatic process. However, we’ll always have Herbert Vere Evatt, the man colloquially known as “the president of the world”.
UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst has penned a damning report on Australian legislations that limit personal freedoms human rights defenders.
Rob Idol is back with his jaunty traipse down the week that was, including Trump’s reality check in Iowa and ongoing apathy toward refugees.
After reviewing the current human rights abuses enacted by the UN in Africa, Rob Idol wonders who speaks for the victims abused by the protectors?
Rob Idol has endured the heat in the Current Affairs Booth to bring you the week that was, featuring the noble efforts of Mick Fanning and the limp efforts of the UN.
Michael Burrill’s final Current Affairs Wrap highlights the US’ amnesia in the middle east, the UN study of migrants and the call for tighter gun control.
We’re confused by Labor’s criticism toward Julie Bishop’s decision to bring her beau to work. We’re with her, and we have a plan #westandwithJulieBishop
With the Turnbull Government now settled, Rob Idol argues that the scrapping of the Border Force Act should be their first port of call.
Rob Idol looks into the Aylan Kurdi tragedy and the Syrian refugee crisis, and explains how Australia can no longer afford to sit on her hands.
The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, has criticised the treatment of migrants around the world, including Australia’s Operation Sovereign Borders policy.
Richard Jackson details the life, work and legacy of Raphael Lemkin, the subject of the recent film Watchers of the Sky.