Comments on the drafting of Australia's Universal Periodic Review Report 2010

14 April 2010

Every few years, Australia must submit a report on how it’s meeting its human rights obligations. This regular review is the Universal Periodic Review. These are comments to the Attorney-General’s Department about what should be included in the Report.  UnitingJustice believes that the formal apology to the Stolen Generations and the conduct of the National Human Rights Consultation are positive steps to include in the Report. The violations of human rights in the Northern Territory Emergency Response and the treatment of asylum seekers must also be acknowledged.