Tag: Donald Trump

  • As the US leaves the UN Human Rights Council, it may leave more damage in its wake

    As the US leaves the UN Human Rights Council, it may leave more damage in its wake

    Nikki Haley, the United States’ Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has announced the US will withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council. AAP/EPA/Justin Lane By Sarah Joseph US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have announced the US was withdrawing from the UN Human Rights Council (“HRC”). […]

  • Tony Abbott’s contempt for international human rights law

    Tony  Abbott’s contempt for international human rights law

    Tony Abbott’s open contempt for international human rights law Sarah Joseph, Monash University Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott has penned an essay in Quadrant defending his government’s stance on national security. It betrays an extraordinarily open contempt for international human rights law. Mr Abbott starts by saying that he is proud that his government was […]

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