Australia should compensate Torres Strait Islanders for climate crisis failure, UN says

The landmark ruling found the Morrison government had violated the rights of the Indigenous people by failing to take adequate action to cut emissions

A United Nations committee has found the Australian government has failed to adequately protect Torres Strait islanders, and violated their right to enjoy their culture and lives, by failing to act on the climate crisis.

The landmark decision found they should be compensated.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/sep/23/australia-should-compensate-torres-strait-islanders-for-climate-change-failure-un-says

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