The government of Rwanda must commit to eliminating the forced return of refugees and asylum seekers.
Progressive welfare reform would tackle disablist policies, banning sanctions and raising benefits to reflect true costs of living.
Some 189,000 Afghans have applied for visas to Australia, but the government has only approved 31,500 refugee spots for the next four years. Women face the biggest hurdles to resettlement.
The overturning of almost 20 years of legal precedent allowing indefinite detention is a watershed moment. But stateless people in Australia have few rights and little say over their futures.
The leader of Chechnya rules with brute force, impunity and near autonomy. Why doesn’t Vladimir Putin rein him in?
Saudi Arabia is on track to host the football World Cup in 2034, raising concern among human rights campaigners.
Last week, the High Court ruled the community of Santa Teresa could be compensated for the “distress and disappointment” caused by their poor housing. So how can such housing be better managed?
It’s often the most vulnerable who suffer most in war. That remains true, with children making up around 40% of the casualties in the Israel-Hamas conflict. It’s devastating, now and into the future.
At a time of increasing unease about the checks and balances for the use of AI, some African countries are spending more on harmful surveillance of their citizens.
The Conversation’s senior religion and ethics editor traveled the world to learn more about Indigenous populations. See one piece of what she discovered.
This unleashing of violence, including the initial acts and the response to them, inevitably leads to war crimes.
A report from the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission outlines government and school responsibilities for educating students with disabilities and calls for changes in reading instruction.
Effective implementation of existing law can protect us from the risks posed by AI algorithms.
Narges Mohammadi is the second Iranian woman, after Shirin Ebadi, to win the Nobel Peace Prize. She remains locked up in Evin, Iran’s most notorious prison for political detainees.
Beloved in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, Jimmy Carter became the 39th US president and used his office to make human rights a priority throughout the world.
‘Water-shifting’ should not be a permanent measure. It does not address the cause of the current crisis.
A ‘no’ result in the vote could compromise Australia’s moral authority when it seeks to advocate or pressure other states on human rights issues.
From the war in Ukraine and China’s role in the Pacific, to multi-billion-dollar military decisions, New Zealand will face huge challenges during the next term of government.
The continuing unrest in Iran — and the brave women who have led the charge for decades — isn’t just about freeing women, it’s about restoring human rights for all Iranians.
Doctors, teachers and dentists are to be forced to report undocumented migrants to the authorities but they are refusing to comply.