Tag: law of armed conflict

  • Australia found to have breached the human rights of David Hicks

    Australia found to have breached the human rights of David Hicks

     By Sarah Joseph The UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) released its reasons in Hicks v Australia on February 16, 2016, in which it found that Australia had breached David Hicks’ right to be free from arbitrary detention. While the decision represents a measure of vindication for Hicks in the face of ongoing hostile disdain from the […]

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