United Nations to query Australia on possible human rights breaches

AGE: 13 Mar 09: “PARTS of Australia’s immigration and indigenous
policies have been named potential human rights violations
by the United Nations. … The listing of potential
international law breaches comes as the UN Human Rights
Committee prepares to hold a review into Australia’s human
rights record in New York over the next fortnight. The UN
panel has made particular note of the suspension of the
Racial Discrimination Act for the indigenous intervention
in the Northern Territory … ” Tom Arup, Canberra


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