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Myanmar security forces have killed around 600 people, dozens of them children, since the February 1, 2021 coup, increasingly using excessive and lethal force against anti-coup protesters. Millions of people have demonstrated in largely peaceful…
Anti-coup protesters stage a sit-in demonstration, Mandalay, Myanmar, February 24, 2021.
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July 2020

Introduction Human Rights Watch submits the following information regarding Australia's implementation of recommendations it accepted through its 2015 Universal Periodic Review (UPR) as well as information about developments in the human rights…
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Re: Protecting Human Rights in Australia’s Foreign Policy

Dear Minister Payne, Congratulations on your reappointment as foreign minister. Human Rights Watch looks forward to working with you to make protection of human rights a strong pillar of Australia’s foreign policy. We attach a…
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To whom it may concern: In response to the invitation of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS), by email of October 28, 2018, to submit further comments on the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment…
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Human Rights Watch Submission - 2018

We write on the occasion of the Australia-Iran human rights dialogue, to be held for the first time in Tehran in August 2018. Australia should use this opportunity to raise critical human rights concerns while at the same time engaging Iranian…
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Re: Human Rights and the ASEAN-Australia Leaders’ Summit

Dear Prime Minister Turnbull, We are writing to express our concern that human rights issues will not get consideration at the upcoming summit with leaders of the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) scheduled for March 17-…
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December 4, 2017    Senator the Hon George Brandis QC Attorney-General for Australia  PO Box 6100 Senate Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600   Re: China’s Influence and Foreign Interference    Dear Attorney-…