Incoming ACT human rights commissioner Penelope Mathew warns of populism's danger, need for constant vigilance

Jasper Lindell
September 10 2023 - 5:30am
Penelope Mathew. Picture supplied
Penelope Mathew. Picture supplied

The global rise of populism presents an enormous danger to human rights, which are best protected through constant vigilance, the incoming ACT human rights commissioner has said.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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