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Historical perspective on the death penalty

Historical perspective on the death penalty Speech by the Hon. Barry Jones AO at the ICJ Victoria’s Death Penalty Public Forum (29 July 2011) (soon to be published on Right Now Radio, a 3CR Community Radio program) For a copy of the text of the Hon. Barry Jones’ speech, please click here.

“The Bali 9” and the death penalty in Indonesia

“The Bali 9” and the death penalty in Indonesia Speech by Julian McMahon, barrister for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, members of the group known as “The Bali 9”, at the ICJ Victoria’s Death Penalty Public Forum (29 July 2011) (also published as a podcast on the Right Now Radio website)

Malaysia ‘Solution’ for refugees from Australia no solution at all

The Victorian chapter of the International Commission of Jurists calls on the governments of Australia and Malaysia to abandon the plan to summarily remove refugees to Malaysia as both contrary to international human rights law and the rule of law (22 July 2011). Malaysia ‘Solution’ for refugees from Australia no solution at all

Another Bali Nine member to face death – Sukamaran

The decision to reject the appeal of Myuran Sukamaran to the Indonesian Supreme Court now means that, like Andrew Chan, he faces the prospect of being executed. Justice Lex Lasry says that it is important that everything possible be done to avoid that happening (17 July 2011). Another Bali Nine member to face death – […]

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