Australia criticised: UN Human Rights Council review

Australia’s asylum seeker policies heavily criticised at

UN Human Rights Council review

Lisa Millar – ABC News – 10 Nov 2015

Australia’s asylum seeker policies have been heavily criticised at a session of the UN’s leading human rights body in Geneva.

More than 100 countries spoke during the three-hour session, with many calling on Australia to abide by international law.

Australia’s border control policies, which have seen asylum seekers — including children — detained on Christmas Island, Manus Island and Nauru were a key point of contention.

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