NT intervention an ’embarrassment’, Amnesty tells UN

NIT: 17 Mar 09:

“Amnesty International plans to embarrass the
Rudd government on the international stage this week over
what it says are on-going human rights abuses in Australia.
Amnesty says the federal government intervention in remote
Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory is a
“clear-cut” breach of the International Covenant on Civil
and Political Rights (ICCPR). … Amnesty’s report is also
critical of Labor’s failure to support the UN Declaration
of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, despite promising to
do so before the 2007 election.” Julian Drape

http://www.nit.com.au/story.aspx?id=17305

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