Australia: Briefing for the Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights Pre-Sessional Working Group, 19 to 23 May 2008

By AI International Secretariat, , Index number: ASA 12/002/2008

In this document Amnesty International submits information to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in advance of its pre-sessional working group meeting on 19-23 May 2008, during which Australia’s Fourth Periodic Report will be considered. The briefing identifies issues that have arisen from Amnesty International’s current work on Australia and which, in their view, raise concerns about Australia’s compliance with its obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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