Australia: Submission to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: 77th session, August 2010
This briefing summarizes Amnesty International’s assessment of Australia’s implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. The organization notes a number of positive developments. However, Amnesty International regrets that in a number of fundamental respects Australia has failed to honour its obligations under the Convention. The briefing focuses on Indigenous people and refugees, asylum seekers and migrant workers.