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Australia: Protect Human Rights in Foreign Policy

Expand Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters.  © 2018 Frank Franklin II/ AP Photo (Sydney) – The Australian government should make the protection of human rights a central focus of its foreign policy, Human Rights Watch said in a letter to the recently reappointed Foreign Minister Marise Payne that was released today. In a February 2019 speech at the United Nations Human Rights Council, Payne said, “Democracy, the rule of law, individual freedom and the right to…

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