UN countries line up to criticise Australia’s human rights record

“Australia’s human rights record has been scrutinised by more than 100 countries at the UN, with the treatment of asylum seekers and Indigenous people drawing particular criticism.

Australia is being assessed before the universal periodic review, a quadrennial assessment of countries’ human rights record by the UN human rights council.

One hundred and ten countries spoke at Australia’s session in Geneva overnight, putting forward 300 recommendations for the country to improve its human rights record.”

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