How the Russia-Ukraine conflict will change all future wars

Lethal autonomous weapon systems pose a threat to combatants and civilians alike. It is assessible and there are calls for its immediate prohibition.

Does prolonged solitary confinement fall under the definition of torture?

Torture has a very specific legal meaning under international law.

Push for a national Human Rights Act makes new ground

Australia’s legal community has renewed its push for a Federal Human Rights Act, following the release of a proposed model by the Australian Human Rights…

Iran executions: the role of the ‘revolutionary courts’ in breaching human rights

The Iranian government has attempted to brutally suppress the widespread protests

Legal history made in Galilee Basin coal project human rights case

A case was filed against the project for its contribution to climate change and the erosion of human rights.

Modern Slavery Reporting: how have we faired and what’s next?

What we can learn from the results of the first round of Modern Slavery reporting.

Identifying and reporting on ESG risks in the midst of a pandemic

Discussion of four key areas that require the focus of organisations in order to meet ESG expectations and avoid reputational and financial consequences.

Respect@Work: What’s it going to take?

Will the Government’s Respect@Work response be enough to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace ?