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Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) By CourtRules
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Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986 (Cth) - Version 29 July 2011
Engendering Access to Justice By Huairou Commission
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The Huairou Commission and local partners in seven African nations report the findings of an action research project on access to land ownership and housing.
Our Justice, Our Leadership: The Grassroots Women’s Community Justice Guide By Huairou Commission
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The Grassroots Women’s Community Justice Guide was designed to serve grassroots women, trainers, and facilitators involved in community justice activities across Africa. It was written by... More > grassroots women, trainers, and facilitators who are members of the Huairou Commission and its Women’s Land Link Africa (WLLA) initiative. The Guide describes what a Community Justice Process involves and what Community Justice Workers are trained to do. It provides resources to help grassroots women organize their own Community Justice Process, mobilize their own Community Justice Workers, and build collective power for change. It shows you how grassroots women across Africa have achieved justice, especially related to land rights, and how they’ve equipped volunteers who continue to work for justice in their communities. They describe how they work together, talk through issues, and get work done. They share sample activities, case studies, and references to helpful additional resources.< Less
The Tyranny of Nice By Kathy Shaidle, Pete Vere
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Kathy Shaidle and Pete Vere expose the abuse of power by Canadian Human Rights Commissions.
Involuntary Detention under the Mental Health System - Civil Liberties and Social Control By Rosalind L.L. Mair
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This book argues that the compulsory detention of people on the grounds of mental illness should be restricted to those who pose a serious and continuing threat to the safety of others based on... More > previous acts of violence or the commission of dangerous offences. Current government policies are bringing about a return to the convergence between the penal process and the hospital system, characteristic of the Victorian era's desire to remove the troublesome in order to achieve social uniformity and acquiescence. The current emphasis on risk prediction with its sheen of scientific respectability is not only deflecting psychiatry from its true purpose but is obscuring the need for an open debate about the nature of social control and the proper balance to be struck between individual liberty and the public interest.< Less
Rift By Caridad Svich
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RIFT is an epic yet intimate play by acclaimed US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich which tells the story of lives torn by war and its aftermath, by abuse and damage, human sex trafficking and... More > globalization, and the spiritual search for beauty and grace. Gender, border, and culturally crossed, RIFT explores the fate of the human animal in a dislocated world and asks the question: how can a body that is torn find a way to heal itself and transform, and thus resist the tyranny of power? A violent, erotic, dream-like fable. This play was originally commissioned by NYU's Graduate Acting Program and created through the Joint-Stock method.< Less
Rift By Caridad Svich
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RIFT is an epic yet intimate play by acclaimed US Latina dramatist Caridad Svich which tells the story of lives torn by war and its aftermath, by abuse and damage, human sex trafficking and... More > globalization, and the spiritual search for beauty and grace. Gender, border, and culturally crossed, RIFT explores the fate of the human animal in a dislocated world and asks the question: how can a body that is torn find a way to heal itself and transform, and thus resist the tyranny of power? A violent, erotic, dream-like fable. This play was originally commissioned by NYU's Graduate Acting Program and created through the Joint-Stock method.< Less
Dismantling Tyranny: Marc Lemire Case By marc lemire
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Legal arguments from the Marc Lemire case before the Federal Court of Canada. Marc Lemire is the only Canadian in history to ever beat the Canadian Human Rights Commission and in Sept 2009 won his... More > case when Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act (Canada's shameful censorship legislation) was found to be unconstitutional. This booklet covers the December 2011 appeal by the fanatical censors at the CHRC to the Federal Court of Canada.< Less
Getting Out of Grover's Tub By Eliot Shapleigh
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How did Texas' challenges get so big? What happened to our great state? Grover happened. Grover Norquist is the famed right wing ideologue who said his goal was "to cut government in half in... More > twenty-five years to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub." Coincidentally, it was 25 years ago when Rick Perry first entered the Texas House. Then and there, he and his band of Pit Bulls put Texas on a path to Grover's Tub—his legacy project of cutting taxes for the wealthy, cutting programs for you and making government work only for a select few. Now, after a quarter century of government by Grover, Texas is in Grover's Tub. When leaders value tax cuts over good schools, budget cuts over our future, and deregulation over common sense, Texas loses.< Less
The Other - without fear, favour or prejudice By Chris Greenland
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Already vindicated by events in Tunisia and Egypt, the book comprises a story, told by a High Court judge, spanning the southern African region during momentous change. Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia and... More > South Africa, in particular, underwent revolutionary change as their people were liberated from the yoke of oppression.It is a very unique biography, intriguing, fascinating, keeping the reader enthralled. The beauty and magic that is Africa is an ever present backdrop and its animals are the stars. There is also notable human drama, especially in the justice system.A plethora of real issues arise. Political correctness is discarded as “inconvenient truths” and “convenient untruths” are thrown up for keen consideration. Racism, ethnicity, xenophobia, human rights, systemic corruption, functional integrity, patronage, justice and their subsets such as capital punishment, rape, infanticide, hypocrisy, affirmative action and systemic alienation are brought into focus on account of real life experiences.< Less