The Aboriginal woman’s death comes twenty years after her father, Warren Cooper, died in custody after being found unresponsive in a police watch house in Albany. They were both 26 years old. Adj. Professor George Newhouse, Managing Director of the National Justice Project, is representing the family, and says they were “extremely distressed” by Ms Wynne’s death. Cherdeena’s mother, Shirley …
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 …
If you want to understand the tragedy unfolding on Nauru & the behind the scenes work of the lawyers and social workers getting sick kids off Nauru you might like to listen to these two podcasts. Breaking point: Australia under pressure to evacuate sick children from Nauru – Part 1 https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/backgroundbriefing/australia-under-pressure-to-fix-nauru-v2/10429782 Breaking point: Australia under pressure to evacuate sick children …
The Refugee Council of Australia, The National Justice Project and Amnesty International have spoken out about the treatment of kids on Nauru and demand that all asylum seekers be evacuated from Manus Island and Nauru
The National Justice Project are currently acting for the family of Naomi Williams who died within hours of being given two panadol tablets and discharged from Tumut Hospital on New Years Day in 2016. The Feed takes up her story:
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!