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Australia: Enact New Law to Sanction Rights Abusers

Expand  In this Feb. 13, 2019, file photo Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison addresses media at Parliament House in Canberra. © 2019 AP Photos/Rod McGuirk, File (Sydney) – The Australian government should introduce a new law to allow targeted sanctions against serious human rights violators abroad, Human Rights Watch said today in a submission to parliament’s human rights subcommittee. The proposed law would be similar to legislation enacted in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. As part of a foreign policy that actively promotes human rights, Australia should pass legislation…

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