Manus Island Regional Processing Centre Illegal under PNG law

The Supreme Court of Justice of Papua New Guinea has unanimously held that detention in the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre is contrary to the…

Expatriate not ex-patriot

Geoffrey Robertson QC is founder and head of the Doughty Street Chambers, the UK’s leading human rights practice.

Law Society advocacy: October 2014

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

Rights minded

Australia’s approach to human rights protection is exceptional among western democracies. Is this stance exemplary or isolationist?

Sometimes being beaten up is better

Zimbabwean human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa has endured unspeakable violence and indignity in her quest for justice.

Boats, people and policies: the legal issues facing asylum seekers

Australia is the only country to assess refugee protection based on mode of arrival. The past nine months has seen at least seven significant legislative…