TITLE

Human riqhts and detainees

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Green Left Weekly;5/26/2010, Issue 838, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the release of the United Nation (UN) Special Rapporteur on Torture in Australia in February 2010. The report distinguished a global phenomenon of high numbers of pre-trial prisoners and prolonged isolation, all primary issues for Australian custodial detainees. The report advocated a human rights treaty for detainees be outlined and presented conditions of torture were experienced by the most disadvantaged in society.
ACCESSION #
51190425

 

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