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Israeli and Hamas leaders face International Criminal Court arrest warrants

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has announced its seeking arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders over alleged war crimes.

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Switzerland government must protect citizens in older women’s climate lawsuit win

A group of older Swiss women have won a climate lawsuit in the European Court of Human Rights, in what experts have called a landmark ruling.

Papua New Guinea tribal fights
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At least 49 dead in Papua New Guinea tribal fights

At least 49 people are dead in Papua New Guinea due to tribal fights. It’s been described as one of the biggest massacres in recent years.

Human rights laws in Australia
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Australian human rights falling behind globally

Human rights laws in Australia are falling behind other Western democracies, Human Rights Watch has said in their latest global report.

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The QLD law overriding human rights

The Queensland Government has passed an amendment allowing children to be kept alongside adult offenders in police watchhouses, instead of being transferred to youth detention. The change has drawn criticism for being rushed through Parliament, despite its potential conflict with the state’s Human Rights Act. In today’s deep dive, we’ll explain what led to this new law and the controversy surrounding it.

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Slavery in 2023 & how it impacts you

50 million people are living in slavery around the world. Despite global efforts to end modern slavery, the number of enslaved people has increased by 10 million since 2016. In today’s deep dive, we’ll speak to Grace Forrest from the international human rights group Walk Free about the surprising ways slavery touches your life, and how Australia is working to eradicate it.

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Guest: Grace Forrest, Founding Director at Walk Free

Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski

Producer: Ninah Kopel

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Death penalty for homosexuality in Uganda
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Uganda is set to impose the death penalty for homosexuality

Uganda is set to impose the death penalty for homosexuality in some circumstances after its Parliament overwhelmingly passed a harsh new law.

Queensland has passed new youth crime penalties that will override its human rights laws
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Queensland has passed new youth crime penalties that will override its human rights laws

QLD’s controversial youth crime laws aim to combat repeat offenders, despite concerns over human rights violations.

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