Australia receives grilling from UN experts on torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment

Australia’s asylum seeker policies and counter-terror laws came under heavy scrutiny overnight at the United Nations in Geneva when Government officials were questioned by the UN Committee Against Torture.

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Rights groups welcome the passing of laws in NSW to erase left-over criminal convictions from old and unjust gay sex laws

Rights groups today welcomed the passage of the Criminal Records Amendment (Historical Homosexual Offences) Bill 2014 through the NSW Parliament. Commenting on the significance of the announcement, NSW GLRL Convenor, Justin Koonin said that members of his community had been waiting a very long time for justice.

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