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Investigations revealed that police had used excessive force during arrests and failed in their duty of care to detainees.
Asia and the Pacific Children

New Zealand: Submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, 87th Pre-Sessional Working Group, 1-5 June 2020, List of issues prior to reporting

Amnesty International welcomes the United Nations Committee of the Rights of the Child’s review of New Zealand under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). This submission outlines Amnesty International’s concerns and associated recommendations with respect to the...
New Zealand Discrimination

New Zealand: Rights for all yet to be realised: Amnesty International submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 32nd Session of the UPR Working Group, January – February 2019

In this submission Amnesty International welcomes improved parliamentary processes to better align domestic legislation with New Zealand’s human rights obligations but considers that institutional preventative mechanisms are still lacking to prevent the passage of Bills in breach of human rights....