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Event – Book launch: Profits of Doom by Antony Loewenstein

The Centre for Human Rights Education and the Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) invite you to an evening with Antony Loewenstein to launch his new book Profits of Doom. Following an introduction by Dr Caroline Fleay (Curtin University) and Dr Jasmina Brankovich (RRAN), Antony will talk about vulture capitalism including the largely hidden world of […]

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Event – Safe, Effective and Legal: There is another way for Refugees

There is another way. The current approach of inflicting ever more cruelty on refugees, including dumping them on our poorest neighbours, will cost many lives and billions of dollars, and is wrong. The right way forward needs a commitment to a genuine regional approach that cares for refugees with the kind of political leadership shown […]

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Event – Australia’s policy of mandatory detention for asylum seekers

The Curtin University Centre for Human Rights Education, ASeTTS and Amnesty International WA branch, invite you to a forum to mark the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture and the 20th Anniversary of mandatory detention in Australia, with guest speaker Richard Towle. Join us to hear Richard speak about Australia’s policy of […]

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After the Event – The People Smuggler: An eveing with Robin de Crespigny

The event ‘The People Smuggler: An evening with Robin de Crespigny’, hosted by the Centre for Human Rights Education(CHRE) and the Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) at Curtin University on Thursday 28 February 2013, was a successful evening with 120 people in attendance. You can listen to the audio recording of the presentation or view […]

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Event – Australia and the UN: Can we make a difference?

The Curtin University Centre for Human Rights Education and the UN Association of Australia (WA) invite you to a panel discussion at Curtin University. Major decisions on matters of international peace and security – including Syria, Afghanistan and Mali – now require Australia’s direct input. How well are we using the Security Council to advance […]

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Event: The People Smuggler – An evening with Robin de Crespigny

The Curtin University Centre for Human Rights Education and the Refugee Rights Action Network (WA) invite you to an evening with award winning author Robin de Crespigny. Robin de Crespigny is a Sydney film-maker, producer, director, writer and a former Directing Lecturer at the Australian Film, Television & Radio School. Robin’s book, The People Smuggler, […]

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After the event – Nauru Mark II: The politics of seeking asylum in Australia

The event ‘Nauru Mark II: The politics of seeking asylum in Australia’ that was run by the Centre for Human Rights Education at Curtin University on Tuesday 9 October 2012 was a successful evening with over 110 people in attendance.

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Public Forum POSTPONED: Shifting the Politics of Asylum Seekers

Postponement of “Shifting the politics of asylum seekers” forum scheduled for Wednesday 4 July 6 – 8pm at Curtin University In view of the ongoing negotiations in Canberra on asylum seeker policy, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has regretfully had to withdraw  from the public forum “Shifting the politics of asylum seekers” being co-hosted by ASeTTS, Curtin […]

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Public Forum: Shifting the Politics of Asylum Seekers

To mark the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture and reflect on the twenty year anniversary of the mandatory detention policy in Australia, we welcome you to join us for a public forum with the Greens spokesperson on asylum seeker policy, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, Dr Caroline Fleay from the Centre for Human […]

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Event: Human Rights and the Karen People in Burma

Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled. The Centre for Human Rights Education invites you to a presentation by Saw David Tharkabaw, Vice President of the Karen National Union and Chairman of the National Democratic Front, and Ner Dah Mya, a colonel in the Karen National Liberation Army. When: Monday 19 September […]

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