Fighting for a world that combats impunity
Justice – Accountability – Human Rights
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We are working to develop and promote international justice in Australia by seeking justice for survivors of atrocity crimes and to hold the perpetrators responsible to account.
Media Release: Australia is a Safe Haven for Perpetrators of Atrocities and Must Establish a Permanent, Specialised International Crimes Unit
Following revelations of the presence of alleged Rwandan perpetrators of genocide in Australia, ACIJ has reiterated its call for a dedicated, specialised unit be established to more effectively investigate these international crimes.
MEDIA RELEASE: Australia has a duty to prevent genocide in Gaza and act to implement ICJ ruling that Israel’s actions in Gaza are a plausible genocide
In a historic decision, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that South Africa’s claim that Israel is committing genocide against the Palestinian people in Gaza is plausible. ACIJ calls on the Australian Government to issue a public statement welcoming this decision and committ to complying with its duty to prevent genocide.
Letter: Australia should support South Africa’s application at the ICJ alleging Israeli breaches of the Genocide Convention against Palestinians in Gaza
On 9 January 2024, the Australian Centre for International Justice wrote to the Prime Minister, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the Attorney-General requesting the Australian Government provide its full support to South Africa’s application at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) against Israel alleging breaches under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide against the Palestinian people in Gaza.