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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 […]

Response from the Federal Attorney-General regarding Office of the Australian Information Commission

Recently the International Commission of Jurists Australia, in conjunction with the International Commission of Jurists Victoria, wrote a to the Attorney-General’s office, regarding the executive defunding of the statutory Office of the Australian Information Commission. We recently received a from the Attorney-General’s office. Letter to the Attorney-General from ICJ about OAIC Reply from the office of the […]

Calling for input to submissions to the Australian Government’s Advocacy for the Abolition of the Death Penalty

The Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade have made a call for submissions into Australia’s Advocacy for the Abolition of the Death Penalty The details for making submissions can be found here: http://www.aph.gov.au/deathpenalty.  The deadline for submissions is 2 October 2015. Please contact the icj-vic@vicbar.com.au with contributions to our submission.

Nomination for the 2016 John Gibson Award now open!

The ICJ Victoria calls for nominations for the John Gibson Award. The John Gibson Award is awarded in honour of the late John Gibson, who was a scholar, barrister, father, and outstanding and tireless human rights and refugee advocate. Nominations close 1 December 2015 This Award has the following criteria, the recipient shall: 1. be […]

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