The National Justice Project is representing the family of Omid Masoumali who died in Brisbane in 2016 following an emergency medivac from Nauru after he had set himself on fire.
The ABC claims that Australia has been cancelling the visas of women on route to Australia, and summarily returning a number of women to transit countries.
These actions are a clear violation of the right to seek asylum, enshrined in Article 14 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Lawyers, doctors and caseworkers welcomed the news that all of the critically sick children detained by the Australian government on Nauru were now receiving the medical care they need in Australia and the remaining children would be resettled in the US.
Sydney, NSW 10-Dec-29, Human Rights Lawyers from the National Justice Project have launched two parallel class actions [aka representative actions] in the High Court, one for people seeking asylum who were transferred by the Australian government to Manus Island and the other for people seeking asylum who were transferred by the Australian government to Nauru. The legal team is being led …
The National Justice Project #kidsoffNauru team met with Thomas Albrecht the UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) regional representative on 6 November 2018 to discuss health care on Nauru and Manus Island
Over the last 12 Months the National Justice Project Have Been Quietly Bringing 50 Kids from Nauru to Australia for Treatment!
Our success in obtaining Federal Court orders for medical evacuations from Nauru is proof that strategic litigation and effective advocacy can make a real difference, even in a toxic political environment. We are swamped with medical emergencies. In the last 9 months we have had 116 people including 43 kids moved from Nauru to Australia for care and treatment. That …
The Human Rights Commission has announced that the National Justice Project is a finalist for their 2018 Human Rights Law awards. Judges for the 2018 Human Rights Awards have spent countless hours going through more than 370 nominations across the nine categories. Finalists for the remaining eight categories will be released over coming weeks. The Law Award finalists are; Tenancy …
A new initiative called Copwatch is helping Indigenous Australians expose police harassment and abuse through video evidence