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What's wrong with our treatment of LGBTI asylum seekers? YLLR @RightNowRadio
Liberty Victoria in the News - April 16, 2015
What's wrong with our treatment of LGBTI asylum seekers?
Liberty Victoria in the News - April 16, 2015
Liberty Victoria applauds repeal of discriminatory law
Press Release - April 13, 2015
Liberty Victoria has welcomed the Andrews Government’s decision to scrap an offensive and counter-... Read more
Sector leaders unite to call on Government to reinstate access to justice for asylum seekers
Press Release - March 31, 2015
  To mark the 12-month anniversary of drastic Government cuts to free legal services for asylum... Read more
Open Letter to ALP Senators - data retention
Press Release - March 19, 2015
Dear Senators, We write to set out our concerns regarding the Data Retention Bill presently before... Read more
Resources for police, not harsh unfair laws, says rights group
Press Release - March 17, 2015
An alarming trend has evolved in calls being made for tougher laws whenever a perceived or real... Read more
PM's attack on UN torture report demeans Australia
Press Release - March 11, 2015
Liberty Victoria is alarmed at the Prime Minister’s response to comments by the United Nations that... Read more
Liberty Victoria in support of AHRC and Prof G Triggs
Press Release - February 25, 2015
Liberty Victoria has joined the chorus of criticism levelled at the Federal Government over its... Read more

Events

Liberty Victoria at HRAFF 2015: Pervert Park
Date: Wednesday 20 May 2015
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Federation Square
Description: Liberty Victoria is once again very proud to be promoting one of the films at HRAFF this year and taking part in a post film panel discussion.   The film is "Pervert Park". An issue often considered too difficult to address, Pervert Park carefully... View event
The Process - A play about refugees in Five Dubious Acts
Date: 4 - 15 February 2015
Time: Wed 6.30 pm | Thur, Fri, Sat 7.30 pm | Sun 4 pm
Venue: La Mama Theatre 205 Faraday St Carlton Vic
Description: Franz Kafka started his second novel, Der Process, in 1914, but it was left incomplete at his death in 1924 although he had written the final chapter. It was published posthumously in 1925 and is best known in the English-speaking world as The Trial... View event
LGBTI Asylum Seekers: No Pacific Solution
Date: Thursday 5 February 2015
Time: 7 pm - 8.30 pm
Venue: Northcote Town Hall 180 High St Northcote
Description: YLLR presents LGBTI refugees and international law at Midsumma LGBTI people seeking refuge in Australia face a unique set of issues. Among them is the horror of fleeing sexuality-based persecution only to be mandatorily resettled in a country that... View event
Call for 2015 Voltaire nominations
Date: 31 January 2015
Venue: Nomination form is at http://goo.gl/forms/OZNw73zmOl
Description: Invitation to Liberty Victoria members to nominate proposed recipients The Voltaire Award for free speech is given annually by Liberty Victoria. The award honours the person or group considered to have done the most for the right of free speech in... View event

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