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Australia: Up-date to briefing for the Committee against Torture

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: ASA 12/001/2008

This briefing focuses on concerns about: further reports of Indigenous deaths in police custody operations, and in prison custody; a recent report from the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission which highlights on-going concerns with conditions in immigration detention; and the Government announcement that it will continue to process claims off-shore from asylum-seekers who arrive without documents.

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