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  • 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”). […]

  • Abbott’s copycat tow-back plan won’t stop the boats

    By Azadeh Dastyari This piece critiques the opposition’s claim that its plan to “tow back” boats to Indonsesia is similar to the United States’ tow back policy.  On 18 July, our associate Maria O’Sullivan published this piece considering whether the opposition’s plan complies with Australia’s international law obligations.   In recent weeks, the Opposition Leader, the shadow immigration […]