2016 Community Opening of the Legal Year
Advocacy and Events
Media Release 8 November 2016 Recent attacks on the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) and Human Rights Commission President Gillian Triggs, by Prime Minister Turnbull and Mr Tony Morris QC are ill-informed and disappointing. Prime Minister Turnbull has blamed the AHRC for “bringing [a] case against the Queensland students”. Counsel for the Seventh Respondent, Mr […]
On 14 October at 11:30am, Victoria University College of Law and Justice will presents Mr Alghiffari Aqsa in a lecture on the state human rights in Indonesia. Members and friends of ICJ Victoria are invited to attend this lecture. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet Mr Aqsa following his talk. We are proudly sponsoring Mr Alghiffari Aqsa as […]
The International Commission of Jurists Victoria 2016 Annual Fundraising Dinner was held on 14 October Thank you to all of our members and friends for coming along to support ICJ Victoria! We were lucky to hear extraordinary speeches from two guest. Indonesian lawyer Alghiffari Aqsa spoke about human rights issues in Indonesia, and shed some […]
ICJ Victoria are pleased to support the Hellenic Australian Lawyers, and encourage our membership to attend their Refugee Symposium. More information can be found at the Hellenic Australian Lawyers’ website.
ICJ Victoria has undertaken to sponsor a foreign human rights lawyer to undertake the Bar Readers’ Course. We are pleased to announce that Indonesian lawyer Mr Alghiffari Aqsa is our appointed candidate to sit the Bar Readers’ Course. Alghiffari Aqsa has been chosen by the Jakarta Legal Aid Institute (Lembaga Bantuan Hukum, Jakarta), Professor Tim Lindsey […]