Australia: Human Rights in Review UPR Adoption Statement

Index Number: ASA 12/4390/2021

At Australia’s review before the United Nations Human Rights Council, Amnesty International Australia delivered a statement orally (submitted by video in advance). This document is a transcript of the video and gives a summary of the key concerns about Australia’s human rights record, including the disproportionate representation of First Nations children in prison systems and its cruel treatment of refugees and asylum seekers after years of ‘offshore processing’ and detention.

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