February 6, 2017 In 2014 Julan Burnside, News from Sydney Peace Prize Laureates, Peace Blog
2014 Laureate Julian Burnside AO QC on the US Immigration Ban and the Refugee Deal
In the wake of President Trump’s travel ban, and the subsequent uncertainty surrounding Australia’s refugee deal with the US, 2014 Sydney Peace Prize recipient Julian Burnside joined Radio Adelaide to weigh in on the rise of nationalism and the growing apathy towards human rights.
“Little by little the idea of human rights has become less fashionable, less popular, less acceptable. And [a way of] thinking which is utterly incompatible with the idea of human rights has become increasingly acceptable and even main stream.”