Tag: human rights

LGBTQI Rights – At Home and Abroad

    While the debate is currently raging in Australia regarding same-sex marriage, the United Nations continues to fight against atrocities committed against LGBTQI people around the world. The most notable of which is the continued abuse, torture and murder of homosexual people in the Russian republic of Chechnya. For months, reports have been showing […]

UN statement on Australia’s “disturbing”, “alarming” and “deeply troubled” Indigenous policies

    A UN Special Rapporteur has shone a bright light on Australia’s Indigenous practices and reached some dark conclusions.  Ms. Tauli-Corpuz’s end of mission statement detailed her findings that included numerous criticisms but also some praise in the way Australia manages its Indigenous population. The Special Rapporteur said it was a priority of her […]