May 21, 2015
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Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival 2014

6.00pm Thursday, June 11 2015.
Event Cinemas George St, 500-525 George Street, Sydney.

Joshua Oppenheimer's follow-up to his extraordinary documentary The Act of Killing focuses on a village optometrist, Adi, who confronts the former right-wing paramilitaries who murdered his brother during Indonesia's anti-communist purges of the 1960s. For more information contact Human Rights Watch Australia at +61 2 9221 9422 or australia@hrw.org.

To purchase a ticket: http://tix2.sff.org.au/session_sff.asp?sn=The+Look+of+Silence+%2B+Human+Rights+Watch+Panel+Discussion&s=The%20Look%20of%20Silence%20+%20Human%20Rights%20Watch%20Panel%20Discussion.

Directed by Joshua Oppenheimer
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Venice Film Festival 2014

6.00pm Thursday, June 11 2015

Event Cinemas George St, 500-525 George Street, Sydney

April 9, 2015

The independent inquiry led by former integrity commissioner Philip Moss, which found credible allegations of sexual assault and child abuse in Australia's Nauru detention centre, was the third time in recent weeks that Australia faced a damning review of its system of mandatory i

February 11, 2015

This week, parliament will table the Australian Human Rights Commission’s report on children in immigration detention.  From the public hearings the commission held last year, it is clear that Australia’s system of mandatory immigration detention, callous as well as counterproductive in general, is especially abusive when it comes to children.

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Over the past year, Human Rights Watch has been at the forefront of the international human rights movement, investigating human rights abuses and exposing the truth to create deep-rooted change.

The Voices for Justice Annual Dinner honours courageous individuals who protect and defend human rights around the world.

January 12, 2015
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Over the past year, Human Rights Watch has been at the forefront of the international human rights movement, investigating human rights abuses and exposing the truth to create deep-rooted change.

The Voices for Justice Annual Dinner honours courageous individuals who protect and defend human rights around the world. Please join us as we celebrate some of the most important human rights achievements of the past year and present the prestigious Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism. 

September 15, 2014

15 September 2014

Senator the Hon George Brandis QC Attorney-General
PO Box 6100
Senate, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Dear Attorney,

Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

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Inquiry on Women’s Rights in the Asia-Pacific
May 22, 2014
Inquiry on Women’s Rights in the Asia-Pacific

Luke Simpkins MP

Chair, Human Rights Sub-Committee

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

 

Dear Mr. Simpkins,

In times of humanitarian crises, Human Rights Watch sends in specially trained investigators armed only with laptops and mobiles - the E-Team. They interview the witnesses of atrocities, often under perilous circumstances, before their stories are scattered or suppressed.

May 8, 2014
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In times of humanitarian crises, Human Rights Watch sends in specially trained investigators armed only with laptops and mobiles - the E-Team. They interview the witnesses of atrocities, often under perilous circumstances, before their stories are scattered or suppressed. This film follows Paris-based couple Anna and Ole as they make plans to smuggle themselves into Syria following reports of widespread killings. Others head to Libya, following the fall of Gaddafi, to document war crimes by both the regime and the rebels. The commitment of the investigators, their care and their profound humanity, is skilfully captured under often-difficult circumstances by Academy Award winner Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels) and his Emmy Award-winning co-director Katy Chevigny (Election DayDeadline).

To purchase tickets go to http://tix.sff.org.au/session_sff.asp?sn=E-Team