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The Council in April 2009

HRCA wrote to the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka calling for the Sri Lankan Government to abide by its human rights commitments in in the context of the Tamil conflict as well as condemning human rights abuses by Tamil insurgents.…

The Council in March 2009

The Council wrote to the Australian Foreign Minister, Stephen Smith arguing that Australia should attend and participate  in the follow up to the Durban Conference against Racism and Xenophobia. Click here to read the letter: letter-to-smith-re-durban-200903191

The Council in February 09

The Council wrote a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Human Rights Mechanisms and the Asia-Pacific. The Council was invited by the Committee to a public hearing in Sydney on 18 February and was represented by Harris van Beek with…