The Declaration empowers not just human rights advocates like myself, but all of us and we need to stand up for our rights and the rights of all peoples, both at home and abroad.
Culture around human rights is not automatically acquired at the birth or through DNA. Human rights standards need to be learned.
The Prime Minister has been able to count on supporters who see privacy as dispensable and security needs as unimpeachable.
This means, for example, that a Jewish school can turn away a teacher if they are Christian, but not just because they are gay, transgender, Aboriginal or in a wheelchair.
Eastman's bail was revoked after frequent clashes with the judge, who accused him of disrupting proceedings.
One of Australia's foremost constitutional authorities, Anne Twomey, suggests that Dutton might have an out.
Fifty years ago nobody could have predicted that Australia, along with comparable nations, would have adopted the elaborate ideological Western belief system that is contemporary multiculturalism.
The Greens' Discrimination Free Schools Bill constrains religious freedom by removing exemptions that extend well beyond religious schools.
The struggle for the legalisation of assisted suicide across the nation will be long and hard.
The use of military vocabulary - 'invasion', 'divisions', 'insurgency', 'offensive' and 'human shields' - to describe such migrants is, of course, calculated.
Are these types of assessments legal questions or are they just politics dressed up as law in order to remove them from the political sphere and transfer them to a lawyerly caste of judges?
Disagreement, debate, disputation, and 'difference' was central to the life of the university.