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Director speaks at the Western Australian State Labor Conference

On 2 November 2012 Centre Director, Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny, was one of the speakers at the WA State Labor Conference on the topic “Building support for a more compassionate refugee policy”. Other speakers were Melissa Parke MP, Young Australian of the Year Akram Azimi and Senator Sue [...]

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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 mandatory [...]

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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 University [...]

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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 2011
Where: [...]

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Centre event: An evening with Anuradha Koirala

On Wednesday 25 May, the Centre for Human Rights Education (CHRE) along with the Curtin Research Unit for the Study of Societies in Change (RUSSIC), Amnesty International (WA) and the One World Centre, hosted an evening with anti-trafficking campaigner, Anuradha Koirala from Maiti Nepal.
Anuradha Koirala speaking in the Bankwest Lecture Theatre, Curtin University
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23 June 2011- Public Forum: The Impact of Detention on the Mental Health of Asylum Seekers

[ June 23, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] To mark the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, we welcome you to join us for a public forum with guest speaker Professor Derrick Silove and presentations from former detainees and ASeTTS’ staff, working with detainees.

Asylum seekers and the Federal Government’s policy regarding the managing of arrivals and the processing of claims [...]

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Presentation – Fear of the Other: Asylum seekers, religion and culture

On the 20th of April 2011, Linda Briskman gave a talk at the Multi-faith Centre at Griffith University in Brisbane, titled Fear of the Other: Asylum seekers, religion and culture. The presentation highlighted the repeat of the same ideological pattern evident in 1947 towards Jewish refugees, seen towards refugees that arrive in Australia today. Linda [...]

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Australia’s Detention Values: Rhetoric or Reality?

On 30 March 2011,  approximately 100 people attended an evening speaking event at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies at Curtin University, which included numerous speakers from across Western Australia: – Linda Briskman;  Michelle Dimasi; Clare Middlemas; Sue Hoffman; Dr Caroline Fleay; and Dr Anne Pederson. As all of the speakers [...]

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Campaigning against human trafficking – An evening with Anuradha Koirala

[ May 25, 2011; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Join us for a presentation by the chairperson and founder of Maiti Nepal, known for her anti-human trafficking drive through her non-profit organisation.

(Photo by: Clifford Yudelman)

Anuradha Koirala was recently named the 2010 CNN Hero of the year and was awarded the Global Peace Festival Award in 2010. Ms Koirala has been contributing relentlessly to anti [...]

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