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Second Chance Coffee

Endorsement: Second Chance Coffee

On the 20th of April 2017, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, and the Honourable David Harper, former Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, launched a social enterprise coffee kiosk outside Sunshine Magistrates’ Court. The kiosk, named ‘Second Chance Coffee,’ equips men and women in the criminal justice system with […]

Human Rights Arts and Film Festival 2017

The Human Rights Arts and Film Festival (HRAFF) will be taking place in Melbourne between the 4th and 18th of May. HRAFF is an organisation that explores human rights issues through film, art, and music. This year, the Festival will explore: disputes over land occupation in the West Bank, the legalisation of same-sex marriage in […]

ICJV Attendance at Annette Culley’s Book Launch

On the 22nd of April 2017, ICJV Secretary, Isabelle Skaburskis, was invited to launch the book State Responsibility in International Law by Annette Culley at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Trade for the Federal Republic of West Papua. State Responsibility in International Law argues that states do have a right to intervene in the […]