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Supporters of our mission

Hilary Charlesworth
Alexis Wright
Alexis Wright
John Hewson
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Miriam Margoyles
Gareth Evans
Prof Peter Baume AC
Peter Baume AC
Mary Kostakidas
Phillip Adams

Hilary Charlesworth

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If we try to identify and destabilize the unspoken gendered assumptions of international law and politics, we will begin to be able to imagine broader and more durable solutions to our most pressing problems.

Mary Kostakidas

Friend

Without a doubt we need to harness, I believe, our collective imagination as a civilized nation. Those of us who are complacent because our own lives are not affected, need to imagine ourselves in the shoes of others and respond with the compassion and reason that are the ultimate measure of our humanity.

Carmen Lawrence

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Every time a shock-jock or a politician depicts Indigenous Australians as violent drunks or Muslims as hostile to Australian values, and no one disagrees, these ideas gain credibility.

Gareth Evans

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But we also know, from long, hard, depressing experience, that mobilising that good will and actually producing the necessary action are not things that just happen. They have to be made to happen.

Phillip Adams

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Better to have appalling ideas out in the open so that they can be confronted and countered.

Miriam Margoyles

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Our uncertain economic future can foster bigotry, prejudice & a lack of compassion. That is why the work of the Freilich Foundation has never been more essential, to provide a beacon of sense to light our way forward.

John Hewson

Friend

We should be embarrassed as a nation that our original inhabitants, to which we have all been added as migrants or descendants thereof, remain in economic, social and personal disadvantage both in absolute terms and relative, to almost all migrants that have arrived since the second world war and the broader Australian community.

Alexis Wright

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Peter Baume AC

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Raimond Gaita

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Our humanity is not something given to us, fixed, but is something we are called upon always to rise to.

Stories of bigotryAll stories

Dr Herbert Freilich's reminiscences of bigotry

The day I wish I had protested

Herbert Freilich recounts stories of bigotry

"You haven't lived with them"

Herbert Freilich recounts surprising attitudes and intolerance

Memories of Poland in the War

Hospitality and compassion when there is nothing left to give

The interesting life of a Polish priest

Tensions between the law, religion and family

Waiting for friends to come back

Rolf's story from Amsterdam in WWII

"I thought all doctors could tell"

Herbert Freilich recounts meeting a young man sailing to England

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