How effective has the United Nations human rights system been in promoting human rights observance by Australian governments?

International agencies Human rights Australia
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Elizabeth Evatt provides a synoptic overview of the varying degrees to which Australian governments have signed up to and implemented international human rights treaties. She identifies a range of issues arising from failure to respect the views and findings of independent treaty bodies, turning the executive and the parliament into the sole arbiters of compliance with human rights standards.

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