The United Nations has raised “serious concerns” by joining the growing list of organizations calling on Scott Morrison to withdraw the ban on travel to India.
The United Nations has raised “serious concerns” about the federal government’s ban on travel to India as Scott Morrison is pressing to overturn the measure.
A UN Commission on Human Rights spokesman, Rupert Colville, said the Commission generally saw “very few, if any,” situations justifying the deprivation of Australian citizens of their right to return from the country.
“We are seriously concerned about whether biosecurity decisions and the severe penalties that may be imposed for their breach meet Australia’s human rights obligations,” Colville said. 9 news In the statement.
“The United Nations Commission on Human Rights, which oversees the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), emphasizes the narrow authority to refuse the return of citizens, and the right to enter the country may be reasonable.” Said.
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