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Past Events

Reflections on the Operation of the Death Penalty in Louisiana

On 28 June, Melbourne barrister, Ken Howden,  gave a presentation to the Victorian Bar that detailed his experiences volunteering for the Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana in 2015-16. During his presentation, Ken highlighted the differences between the administration of Louisiana’s criminal justice system and that of Victoria; in particular, the role of political influence upon Louisianan District Attorneys and judiciary. Ken […]

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 […]


Community Opening of the Legal Year 2017 – Thank You!

On 30 January 2017, the yearly ICJ Victoria Community Opening of the Legal Year was held at Waldron Hall, at the County Court of Victoria, with over 100 members of the legal and broader community attending.  We filled the County Court with song and the sound of voices, both of the young and advocating the […]

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Community Opening of the Legal Year 2017

  ICJ Victoria are pleased to announce the Community Opening of the Legal Year will be held on 30 January 2017.  Our guest speakers will be President of the Children’s Court Judge Amanda Chambers, and Victorian Senior Australian of the Year 2016 Uncle Jack Charles.  We will also have special guest Archie Roach, to speak […]

14 October – Human Rights in Indonesia with Alghiffari Aqsa

On 14 October at 11:30am, Victoria University College of Law and Justice will presents Mr Alghiffari Aqsa in a lecture on the state human rights in Indonesia. Members and friends of ICJ Victoria are invited to attend this lecture. Those attending will have the opportunity to meet Mr Aqsa following his talk. We are proudly sponsoring Mr Alghiffari Aqsa as […]

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