Australia falls short on its aim to lead global abolition of the death penalty

Australia falls short on its aim to lead global abolition of the death penalty

“Under current laws and guidelines, if the Bali 9 case happened again today, nothing would prevent the AFP from acting in the same way. Yesterday’s announcement of amending AFP guidelines does not change that. If the government were serious about prohibiting information sharing it would legislate to prevent it from happening,” said Emily Howie.

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Australia needs to lift its game to strengthen its bid for a seat on the UN's Human Rights Council

The HRLC has joined with Human Rights Watch to produce a report detailing how Australia can “lift its game” on human rights at home and abroad in order to strengthen its bid for a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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