Open letter to Minister for Foreign Affairs re Bid for Election to the United Nations Human Rights Commission17 June 2015
UnitingJustice Australia is one of the signatories to a letter to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon. Julie Bishop MP, seeking the Department's consideration for voluntary pledges and/or commitments to the UN General Assembly in support of Australia's bid for election to the Human Rights Council in 2018.
UnitingJustice Australia has joined Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the Human Rights Law Centre, Reprieve Australia, Australians Detained Abroad, NSW Council for Civil Liberties and Civil Liberties Australia to launch a new Australian blueprint to end the death penalty.
Australia's Human Rights Score Card - Joint NGO Submission on behalf of the Australian NGO Coalition01 April 2015
UnitingJustice Australia was one of nearly 200 organisations outlining their concern on Australia’s steadily deteriorating human rights performance. It will be presented to the United Nation’s peak human rights body in the lead up to a major review of Australia that takes place every four years.
The Uniting Church in Australia has joined churches, NGOs and others in voicing concerns about Indonesia’s resumption of the death penalty.
UCA President Rev. Prof. Andrew Dutney is one of 14 organisational leaders who’ve written to both the Indonesian Ambassador to Australia and to the Australian Foreign Minister, expressing grave concerns for at least 11 people facing imminent execution.