Media Releases

Refugees and the Malaysian Solution

PRESS RELEASE “The Minister for Immigration should be removed as Guardian of unaccompanied refugee children, to afford them some real protection on arrival in Australia” said The Honourable John Dowd AO QC, President of The International Commission of Jurists...

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NSW Bail Act

In accordance with the undertaking given by the Hon Greg Smith MP, the new NSW Attorney General, a review of the Bail Act 1978 has been commissioned. The review is being undertaken by the NSW law reform commission. The NSW section of the ICJ has made a...

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Media Releases & Public Statements

MEDIA - ICJ denounces Howard’s political fix in Hicks prosecution - The International Commission of Jurists decries the political interference in the prosecution of David Hicks. MEDIA - Malaysian Solution & Civil Society – A Departure - How can the government claim...

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Investigation Of Sri Lankan War Crimes

“Those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity at the end of the Sri Lankan civil war in 2009 must not be allowed to go unpunished”, said John Dowd AOQC, the President of The International Commission of Jurists, Australia (ICJA). “The expert committee...

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Post-Sentence Detention for Terrorists

The ICJA has published an article on Post-Sentence Detention for Terrorists by intern Kaitlin Geraghty. The article states that The Criminal Code Amendment (High Risk Terrorist Offenders) Bill 2016 (the Bill) is a piece of legislation introduced by the Turnbull...

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Refugee and Casework Service (RACS)

RACS is a specialist community legal centre which for over two decades has assisted asylum seekers in the community and in detention centres all over Australia.

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