Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.
These reports are of deep concern to our entire University community and we are actively seeking to understand this emerging situation.
Our top priority is the safety of our staff. We are working very closely with the Australian Government to support its efforts and are providing support to family and colleagues at this very difficult time.
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