Australia’s stances on climate crisis and asylum seekers ‘backwards’, Human Rights Watch says

Human rights report slams Australian treatment of refugees as in previous years, and addresses climate for the first time

Australia’s “backwards” positions on global heating and asylum seekers are becoming increasingly unacceptable to the world, a leading human rights group says.

Human Rights Watch launched its annual world report on Thursday, again finding “serious human rights issues” in Australia, despite its overall record as a strong, multicultural democracy.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jan/13/australias-stances-on-climate-crisis-and-asylum-seekers-backwards-human-rights-watch-says

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