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Submission to 13th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue

On 23 June 2016, DFAT ran the 13th Australia-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue.  ICJ Victoria has a commitment to protecting human rights by encouraging respect for, and implementation of, international law.  As such, ICJ Victoria prepared a paper for the Dialogue. The paper compares the treatment of Vietnamese Asylum Seekers during the 1970s and 1980s, to […]

ICJ Victoria Position Paper on Australia’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy

READ THE ICJ VICTORIA COUNTER-TERRORISM POSITION PAPER ICJ Victoria is pleased to publish our position paper on the need to augment the current counter terrorism strategy with context-specific deradicalisation, rehabilitation and prevention programmes. Executive Summary The International Commission of Jurists Victoria (ICJV) calls on the Governments of Australia to support alternative means of countering violent extremism […]

Universal Periodic Review of Australia’s Human Rights Record

ICJ Victoria has contributed to two submissions for this year’s review of Australia’s human rights record by the United Nations Human Rights Council. The interactive dialogue between Australian representatives and other UN member states will take place in Geneva in November 2015. The report from the dialogue is scheduled to be released by February 2016. […]

UN Universal Periodic Review of Australia’s Human Rights Record, 2015

In 2015, Australia comes before the UN Human Rights Council for its Universal Periodic Review. ICJV has partnered with International Commission of Jurists in Geneva to compile an ICJ submission. Click here to download ICJ UPR Submission, Australia 2015 ICJV has also contributed to a joint submission prepared by a coalition of Australian human rights […]

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