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Rights Group Criticizes Australia’s Detention of Child Asylum Seekers

The Australian Human Rights Commission said the nation's long-term detention of child asylum-seekers harms the detained children and violates international law. The commission has demanded a judicial inquiry into the practice. Australia’s conservative government has rejected the commission’s findings, calling them one-sided.    For ten months, the Australian Human Rights Commission investigated the detention of children at 11 of Australia’s immigration centers. It found a...

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