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Racial Vilification/Hatred/Violence

Walk in Another's Shoes? Reflections on Empathy, Power and Privilege

The idea of the recent Harmony Walk is based on a simple proposition: that people, from all backgrounds, can walk in solidarity. It's a simple proposition, yet a challenging task. Because solidarity requires compassion. Before we can walk with someone, we may first need to walk in their shoes. Doing this can be easy when you share a lot in common. But when you have little in common with someone, stepping into their shoes involves less a step and more a leap; an imaginative leap.

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Freedom from fear: racism and human rights

Speech to UTS Human Rights Awards Night

Don't assume good speech can overcome bad speech - that is naive optimism

An edited version of the Alice Tay Lecture in Law and Human Rights 2014.

At a glance: Racial vilification under sections 18C and 18D of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth)

Law - page of dictionary

What does the law say?

Racism, Hate Speech and Multiculturalism

Peace and Understanding Lecture

Dr John Morrison, Chair, Board of Management at International House

Dr Carla Tromans, Director, International House

Mr Wayne Briscoe, Executive Director, Multicultural Affairs Queensland

Mr Kevin Cocks, Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commissioner

Professor Clare Pullar, Pro-Vice Chancellor

Ms Agnes Whiten, Chair, Ethnic Communities Council of Queensland

Ms Jackie Trad, State Member for South Brisbane

Prohibition of advocacy of national, racial or religious hatred

Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Back to rights and freedoms: right by right

Article 20

Article 20 of the ICCPR  states: