UN human rights commissioner rejects Morrison’s attack on ‘internationalist bureaucracy’

Michelle Bachelet says Australia has been scrutinised according to international standards it helped create

The high commissioner for human rights has pushed back on Scott Morrison’s recent criticism of the United Nations, noting the scrutiny Australia has received is based on international standards it helped create.

In a speech to a human rights conference in Sydney, Michelle Bachelet also urged Australian parliamentarians not to repeal the medevac laws, and to roll back mandatory detention policies.

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