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UN Committee Condemns Australia’s Punitive Asylum Policy


McDonnell, E, UN Committee Condemns Australia's Punitive Asylum Policy, Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog, Oxford Human Rights Hub, Oxford, 17 August 2017 (2017) [Magazine Article]

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On 23 June 2017, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights adopted its concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of Australia on its implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The Committee reported on the Australian Government’s performance in respecting, protecting and fulfilling the economic, social and cultural rights of Australians, including the right to food, education, health, housing, work and an adequate standard of living.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:United Nations, Australia, human rights, asylum seekers
Research Division:Law and Legal Studies
Research Group:International and comparative law
Research Field:International humanitarian and human rights law
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
UTAS Author:McDonnell, E (Dr Emilie McDonnell)
ID Code:127281
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2018-07-19
Last Modified:2018-07-20

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