Human rights in 2018 – ten issues that made headlines

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On December 10, the world marks 70 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Regrettably, instead of the anniversary signalling the enduring impact of human rights, some are fearing the “end of human rights”.

Here we highlight some of the rights challenges that captured the world’s attention this year, illustrating the struggle to secure human rights is far from over.

  • 1. Australia’s first year on the UN Human Rights Council

Australia took its place on the UN Human Rights Council this year for a three-year term.

Australia delivered a…

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