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Human rights violations in Australian immigration detention centres

Jun 15, 2005
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Australia’s detention regime for asylum seekers violates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. OECD complaint launched against Global Solutions Ltd over Australian Immigration Detention Centres


Five human rights non-government organisations (NGOs) launched a complaint in the United Kingdom and Australia against Global Solutions Ltd. (GSL) for complicity in serious human rights violations in Australian immigration detention centres. “GSL advertises that its policies ‘are guided by respect for the human rights and fundamental freedoms as laid out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’. Yet Australia’s detention regime for asylum seekers has been found to be in clear breach of international human rights,” say the NGOs.

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Website: http://www.hrca.org.au

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