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Asylum system in Australia criticized

Why does international condemnation on human rights mean so little to Australia?

Amy Maguire, University of Newcastle

Australia’s human rights record is increasingly subject to international critique alongside pariah states like Saudi Arabia and North Korea. On the face of it, this juxtaposition is easily rejected. But strong evidence backs the increasing weight of international sentiment opposing Australia’s record.

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