UN CERD, racism and Australia

Australia to defend ‘racist’ Northern Territory intervention at the UN
DANIEL FLITTON
August 10, 2010

A United Nations panel will investigate claims the Australian government has singled out Aborigines and asylum seekers with racist policies.

Australian officials will front a UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in Geneva on Tuesday amid allegations from human rights activists that the Northern Territory intervention unfairly treats Aboriginal communities.

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