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Australia: 'The land holds us': Aboriginal Peoples' right to ...
10 August 2011

All Indigenous Peoples have the fundamental human right to their traditional lands. This right enables Indigenous Peoples to fully enjoy their economic ...

Report       ASA 12/002/2011

Traditional Indigenous communities abandoned by ...
8 August 2011

Aboriginal peoples' rights to traditional lands and adequate housing are being undermined in Australia, says a new Amnesty International report.

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29 June 2011

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Australia: Human Rights Council adopts Universal Periodic ...
8 June 2011

Amnesty International urges end to mandatory detention of asylum-seekers, welcomes commitment to respect rights of Indigenous Peoples and regrets ...

Public Statement       ASA 12/001/2011

Amnesty International | Australia: New Afghan prisoner policy ...
14 December 2010

The Australian government's newly announced policy of transferring prisoners detained in Afghanistan to Afghan and United States forces could violate ...

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Australia's new Afghan prisoner policy could violate ...
14 December 2010

Australia's new policy to transfer prisoners it holds in Afghanistan to Afghan and United States forces could put detainees at risk of torture and ill-treatment ...

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Suggested recommendations to States considered in the tenth ...
1 November 2010

In this document Amnesty International makes recommendations to the governments of various states about ending torture, arbitrary arrests, the death ...

Document       IOR 41/034/2010

Sri Lanka urged to ensure safety of detained former asylum ...
3 September 2010

Three men who were tortured and jailed after their forced return from Australia, are at risk of further abuse when they are returned to prison from hospital ...

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Australia: Submission to the UN Committee on the Elimination ...
4 August 2010

This briefing summarizes Amnesty International's assessment of Australia's implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms ...

Report       ASA 12/002/2010

Australia: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review ...
12 July 2010

In this submission, Amnesty International raises concern over provisions in the Australian Constitution which do not protect adequately against racial ...

Report       ASA 12/001/2010