Australia

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Faced with a new report that charges Australia with violating the rights of asylum seekers on multiple fronts, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said the country is "sick of being lectured" by the United Nations on human rights abuses. A report presented Monday at the UN Human Rights Council finds that Australia has violated the rights of asylum...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
An international coalition of doctors representing seven Pacific Rim countries...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Australian Cavalry Scout in Samawat, Iraq in 2007. The Austrlian military stands accused of numerous human rights violations and war crimes in Iraq. (Photo: Spc. Robert H. Baumgartner/Public Domain)
The Sydney Morning Herald just revealed that Australian Special Forces in Iraq...

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