rights

UN experts on arbitrary detention to examine conditions in Australia

A United Nations group of experts on the issue of arbitrary detention today announced plans to visit Australia later this month to examine conditions facing those who arrive in the country illegally.

Progress in advancing child rights noted as UN expert panel opens session in Geneva

A United Nations committee is set to examine the efforts of 10 countries in implementing the provisions of a key treaty on children's rights as it opened its latest session today in Geneva.