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Australia: Modern Slavery Act: compliance cost or business opportunity? - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

The compliance requirements of this Act should be an opportunity for businesses to demonstrate respect for human rights.
Mondaq - Published

NBA's Kanter urges Trump to act on Turkey's human rights record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's..
SBS - Published

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Hungarians continue protest over harsh labour law [Video]Hungarians continue protest over harsh labour law  02:18

Opposition parties and civil society groups are challenging the government's recent labour law, which allows companies to demand up to 400 hours of overtime from workers.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Zimbabwe Internet Get Shutdown [Video]Zimbabwe Internet Get Shutdown  00:36

Zimbabwe Internet Get Shutdown

Wochit News - Published

South Africa: Shack-dwellers fear illegal evictions [Video]South Africa: Shack-dwellers fear illegal evictions  02:28

What rights to South African shack-dwellers have?

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Ghana: Undercover journalist Hussein-Suale shot dead [Video]Ghana: Undercover journalist Hussein-Suale shot dead  01:52

Ahmed Hussein-Suale had previously uncovered massive corruption in Ghana's football leagues.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

NBA chief Silver says takes threats to Kanter seriously [Video]NBA chief Silver says takes threats to Kanter seriously  01:04

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said he supported Turkish player Enes Kanter's decision to skip New York Knicks' game against Washington Wizards in London.

Reuters - Sports - Published

A love letter to realism in a time of grief | Mark Pollock and Simone George [Video]A love letter to realism in a time of grief | Mark Pollock and Simone George  19:22

When faced with life's toughest circumstances, how should we respond: as an optimist, a realist or something else? In an unforgettable talk, explorer Mark Pollock and human rights lawyer Simone George..

TED - Published

Zimbabwe accused of violent crackdown on protests [Video]Zimbabwe accused of violent crackdown on protests  02:30

Rights groups say the security forces have responded to demonstrators with 'unprecedented use of excessive force'.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

The Brief from Brussels: Rule of law, migration, glyphosate [Video]The Brief from Brussels: Rule of law, migration, glyphosate  02:46

The Brief from Brussels: Rule of law, migration, glyphosate

Euronews English - Published

Human Rights Watch: Some EU leaders used migration to stoke fear [Video]Human Rights Watch: Some EU leaders used migration to stoke fear  00:20

Human Rights Watch: Some EU leaders used migration to stoke fear

Euronews English - Published

'Roma' and the Plight of Mexico's Domestic Workers [Video]'Roma' and the Plight of Mexico's Domestic Workers  03:00

Women as young as 16 start working with families for less than minimum wage and with little freedom.

Newsy Studio - Published

Palestinian Authority accused of suppressing freedom of speech [Video]Palestinian Authority accused of suppressing freedom of speech  02:28

HRW says the PA suppresses dissent and online freedoms.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Harsh winter takes deadly toll on Syrian refugees [Video]Harsh winter takes deadly toll on Syrian refugees  02:33

Fifteen children have died in IDP camps in Syria as the freezing winter rages on.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

A new migrant caravan heads for U.S. border [Video]A new migrant caravan heads for U.S. border  01:43

Several hundred Honduran migrants have crossed the border with Guatemala, as part of a new migrant caravan headed for the U.S. border. Jayson Albano reports.

Reuters Studio - Published

DNC Ends Sponsorship Of Women’s March After Co-Leader Refuses To Condemn Farrakhan [Video]DNC Ends Sponsorship Of Women’s March After Co-Leader Refuses To Condemn Farrakhan  00:55

Dozens of prominent progressive organizations have quietly dropped their support for the Women's March after months of controversy over accusations of anti-Semitism among the organization's leadership...

Wochit - Published

Hondurans prepare for first migrant caravan in 2019 [Video]Hondurans prepare for first migrant caravan in 2019  02:26

Hundreds of Hondurans are mobilising in what may be the first Central American migrant caravan of the new year.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Canada issues China travel alert as tensions escalate [Video]Canada issues China travel alert as tensions escalate  02:39

Ottawa warns of risk of arbitrary detention after Robert Schellenberg given death penalty in sudden drug case retrial.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Will not compromise on people's economic, democratic and human rights: Bilawal [Video]Will not compromise on people's economic, democratic and human rights: Bilawal  03:14

Bilawal says on compromise on economic, human and democratic rights of people of Pakistan

ARY NEWS - Published

Saudi teen asylum seeker hopes to inspire change [Video]Saudi teen asylum seeker hopes to inspire change  01:00

In her first TV interview, Rahaf al-Qunun says she wants to use her freedom to campaign for others.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

5 People Were Killed in Zimbabwe Fuel Hike Protests, Activists Say [Video]5 People Were Killed in Zimbabwe Fuel Hike Protests, Activists Say  00:47

A human rights group in Zimbabwe says five people were killed in clashes between demonstrators protesting fuel hikes and security forces who opened fire on some crowds.

Time - Published

Zimbabwe fuel hike sparks national shutdown [Video]Zimbabwe fuel hike sparks national shutdown  02:29

The economic situation in Zimbabwe is getting worsens, as Trade Unions and protesters call for a three-day strike.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Analyst: Venezuela facing a 'humanitarian apocalypse' [Video]Analyst: Venezuela facing a 'humanitarian apocalypse'  03:20

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Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Will Pompeo's visit press Saudi Arabia on human rights? [Video]Will Pompeo's visit press Saudi Arabia on human rights?  05:52

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told Saudi Arabia's king and crown prince that "every single person responsible" for the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi needs to be held accountable.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Sister of jailed Saudi female activist calls on Pompeo's help [Video]Sister of jailed Saudi female activist calls on Pompeo's help  02:19

She says her sister has spent months in prison being beaten, waterboarded, given electric shocks and threatened with rape.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Should ex-ISIL fighters be rehabilitated? [Video]Should ex-ISIL fighters be rehabilitated?  02:27

As ISIL clings to its last stronghold in the country, Syria must decide what to do, and how to handle, the armed group's former fighters.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

Homeless suffers as winter makes harsh Hungarian law harsher [Video]Homeless suffers as winter makes harsh Hungarian law harsher  02:41

Last year, Hungary made homelessness a criminal offence, leading to action against people living on the streets.

Al Jazeera STUDIO - Published

 

Jokowi vs Prabowo: Indonesian presidential debate robotic, risk-averse

The first debate of Indonesia's 2019 presidential election posed key questions on terrorism, corruption and human rights, but provided few answers.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Dutton's immigration decisions showed 'hypocrisy': Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch has called Australia's professed "non-discriminatory" immigration policy hypocritical in its latest global report.
SBS - Published

Visa decisions showed 'hypocrisy': report

Human Rights Watch has called Australia's professed "non-discriminatory" immigration policy hypocritical in its latest global report.
SBS - Published

Human rights watchdog blasts latest changes to citizenship laws for terrorists

The Australian Human Rights Commission warned that the government risked breaching Australia’s obligation not to make people stateless.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters reporters

The case centres around press freedom, raises questions about Myanmar's progress towards democracy and has sparked an outcry from human rights advocates.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Thai court rejects bid to block deportation of Saudi woman

A young Saudi woman awaiting deportation to her home country is in a "desperate state", according to Human Rights Watch.
SBS - Published

Injunction filed with Thai court to prevent Saudi woman's deportation

A young Saudi woman awaiting deportation to her home country is in a "desperate state", according to Human Rights Watch.
SBS - Published

'Frightened' Saudi teen faces dire situation if deported: Human Rights Watch

A young Saudi woman awaiting deportation to her home country is in a "desperate state", according to Human Rights Watch.
SBS - Published

UN calls for probe into Bangladesh vote

The UN are urging investigations into all alleged acts of violence and human rights violations during the recent national election in Bangladesh.
SBS - Published

Australian government renews calls for release of detained refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi

A human rights group says a Melbourne-based refugee footballer detained in Thailand has been unable to contact his wife or supporters for three weeks.
SBS - Published

Government urged to confront China over detained human rights lawyer

Marise Payne is being pressured to speak up for Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang.
SBS - Published

Human rights advocate under fire in case of Arab princess who claimed abduction

A world-renowned human rights advocate stepped into the strange affair of an Arab princess this week, and found herself accused of giving political cover to rights abuses by the royal family of Dubai.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

Human Rights Commissioner calls on Thailand to release refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi

The Australian Human Rights Commission is the latest group to come out in support of Hakeem Al-Araibi's return to Australia.
SBS - Published

China rights lawyer trial held behind closed doors as activists detained

There have been protests outside the courtroom ahead of the trail for human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang who has been in prison since 2015.
SBS - Published

Activists detained as China rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang trial begins

There have been protests outside the courtroom ahead of the trail for human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang who has been in prison since 2015.
SBS - Published

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