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The human rights establishment’s greatest priority? A closed shop

20 September 2021

4:40 PM

20 September 2021

4:40 PM

When you hear that 85 human rights experts have co-signed a public letter to the federal attorney-general one could only assume that it is in protest of some genuine human rights crisis, such as the prolonged use of draconian and arbitrary emergency powers, or the proposed vaccine passports, or even the suspension of parliamentary democracy and accountability. 

This assumption might be accurate if the “experts” of the human rights establishment were reliable advocates for human rights.

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