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CHRE staff members visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Dr Caroline Fleay and Dr Lisa Hartley attended the Third International Conference on Human Rights and Peace and Conflict in Southeast Asia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 15-17 October 2014. They both presented a paper on a panel entitled “Regional Responses to Asylum Seekers: Human Rights and the Shrinking Protection Spaces in Southeast Asia and […]

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CHRE staff and adjuncts visit Bangkok to attend 5th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights

The Centre for Human Rights Education staff Dr Caroline Fleay and Dr Lisa Hartley and adjuncts, Dr Lucy Fiske, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny and Professor Linda Briskman visited Bangkok, Thailand, in September. They attended the 5th Asia Pacific Consultation on Refugee Rights, organised by Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN). The consultation brought more […]

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Update on the Centre’s activities for 2013

It has been a busy 6 months for the staff at the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) so we thought it was time for an update of our work. On top of our postgraduate teaching and our 10 year anniversary events that have been organised by Gaylene Galardi with help from all CHRE staff, […]

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Struggling for Asylum – RTR FM interview series

Last week Dr Caroline Fleay was interviewed by RTR FM’s Morning Magazine show as part of their Struggling for Asylum discussion throughout the week. RTR FM interviewed the Refugee Council’s CEO, Greens Senator Scott Ludlam, Get Up’s National Director and Caroline about the recent Rudd Government announcement that all asylum seekers arriving to Australia by […]

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‘Nowhere Home’ and talk by Centre Director

Centre Director Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny spoke at the premier Australian screening of Margreth Olin’s documentary film Nowhere Home on the 24th of June, 2013. The film premier was organised by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, the Young Lawyers Human Rights Committee and law firm King and Wood Mallesons.  Profits from the event went […]

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Refugee Week 2013 – Consciousness raising by Centre staff

Events around the country and the globe were held to mark World Refugee Week from the 16th to the 22nd of June this year. Contributing to local awareness of refugee issues, Centre Director Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny was interviewed by local radio stations on two days. One interview you can listen to online was […]

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Award: The Centre receives the Curtin Faculty of Humanities 2012 Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Award

The Centre for Human Rights Education received the Faculty of Humanities 2012 Pro-Vice Chancellor’s Award for research and advocacy in the area of refugee rights. This award was presented at Curtin University on 20 November 2012. The award was in recognition of the work of CHRE staff Caroline Fleay, Lisa Hartley, Mary Anne Kenny, Lucy […]

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Villawood Detention Centre: Growing Despair for Refugees with Negative ASIO Security Assessments

Dr Lisa Hartley from the Centre for Human Rights Education recently visited the Villawood Immigration Detention facility in Sydney which includes the maximum-security centre that holds males and the Sydney Immigration Residential Housing (IRH) that holds mainly women and families (including children). The IRH includes in a small row of single-storey units, which are surrounded […]

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Centre staff visit Indonesia

Dr Lucy Fiske  and Dr Caroline Fleay from the Centre for Human Rights Education visited Indonesia in October 2012, where they attended the 2nd South East Asian Human Rights Network International Conference on Human Rights and Peace & Conflict in Southeast Asia held in Jakarta. The conference confirmed that human rights are most definitely of […]

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