UN countries challenge Australia’s Indigenous incarceration record in human rights review

Nations question delay in raising age of criminal responsibility to 14 and response to Uluru statementThe Australian government is to be challenged over the country’s lack of progress in reducing rates of Indigenous incarceration at a UN hearing this w…

Nations question delay in raising age of criminal responsibility to 14 and response to Uluru statement

The Australian government is to be challenged over the country’s lack of progress in reducing rates of Indigenous incarceration at a UN hearing this week.

Sweden and Uruguay have submitted questions in advance about the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australian prisons, while Germany wants to know why Australia has delayed a push to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years.

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