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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 […]

Refer Sri Lanka to United Nations General Assembly for War Crimes – Endorsement

Sign the Petition ICJ Victoria endorses the campaign to refer Sri Lanka to the UN General Assembly for War Crimes. (Annotated from above website) According to UN Internal Review Report on Sri Lanka, around 70,000 Tamils were killed in six months in 2009.  Tamil women were sexually assaulted and raped by Sri Lankan Security forces. […]

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Release the Palace Letters – Endorsement of Campaign

RELEASE THE PALACE LETTERS –SUPPORT THE CAMPAIGN ICJ Victoria are aware that there is a campaign for the National Archives of Australia to release the ‘Palace letters’, which relate to the dismissal of the Whitlam government.  These documents are withheld from the Australian people at the behest of the Queen. The Palace Letters may contain information pertaining to the […]

ICJ Victoria Endorses the Australian Bar Association’s Call for the Northern Territory Government to Reconsider Amendments to Bail Application Legislation

ICJ Victoria endorses the statement released on 26 May 2016 by the Australian Bar Association, calling for the Northern Territory Government to reconsider reforming the bail application legislation. The upcoming reforms propose to remove the presumption of bail for alleged youth offenders for repeat property offences. Australian Bar Association Media Release The proposed reforms have also […]

Duties to Asylum Seekers

On 6 May 2016, Justice Bromberg of the Federal Court decided that the Minister for Immigration and the Commonwealth of Australia owed a duty of care to an asylum seeker detainee in Nauru.  As a result, she could not be moved to Papua New Guinea to procure an abortion, but must be moved elsewhere for […]

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