Submission for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Australia
Today, the ICJ made a submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Australia.
The submission brings to the attention of the members of the Human Rights Council’s Working Group issues concerning:
- The treatment of asylum-seekers and Australia’s attacks against international refugee law;
- The treatment of aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples;
- The weakening and undermining of the Australian Human Rights Commission; and,
- International instruments and mechanisms.