Category Archives: United Nations

Aust Response To Pell Queried At UN

12 November 2014 United Nations the child abuse royal commission.  The committee meeting in Geneva this week is considering Australia's fourth report on human rights and the country's implementation of the Convention against Torture. Click here to read the full article . . .   « Back To Latest News « Back To Archive News
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Australian NGO Addresses UN Torture Committee Over Orphanage Abuse

10 November 2014 United Nations They told the committee that the abuse many children suffered in Australian orphanages and foster homes last century included electric shocks, forced labour and medical experimentation. Click here to read / listen the full interview  . . .   « Back To Latest News « Back To Archive News
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UN To Hear Aust Torture Allegations

07 November 2014 United Nations Leonie Sheedy - Chief Executive, Care Leavers Australia Network Therese Sands - Co-Chief Executive Officer, People With Disability Australia They'll meet with the UN Committee Against Torture in Geneva, which is currently reviewing Australia's record, along with 155 other countries. Click here to listen to the interview . . .  …
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