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Australia needs to deliver on our treaty promises

By Lorraine Finlay, Australia's Human Rights Commissioner  
 
 Australia ratified the United Nations Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT) back in 2017, an important international treaty which helps protect the rights of people in any form of detention. 
 
 As with any agreement...

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