Australia accused of being too 'quiet' on UN human rights council over abusive nations

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Human Rights Watch says ‘generic statements of concern’ not enough, and Australia must increase public pressure

As Australia approaches the halfway mark of its term on the United Nations human rights council, it must do more to stand up against abusive nations, Human Rights Watch says.

HRW has written to the foreign affairs minister, Marise Payne, urging her to push for a more active and creative presence on the council.

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