Inhumane Mistreatment Of Asylum Seekers Essay

1046 Words Oct 22nd, 2015 null Page
The recent development of inhumane mistreatment of asylum seekers in detention centres has caused a media uproar showcasing the lack of human morality of the mistreatment of refugees in domestic detention centres. Australia has been known for signing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and also the one of the founding counties of the United Nations (U.N) [Australian Human Rights Commission, 2015]. This leaves Australia in a position of prestige, being a country that fully supports the concept that everyone is entitled to an adequate degree of Human Rights. Thus the mistreatment of any individual being, regardless of their political status, should not occur under Australian political actions, for Australia considered is a Humanitarian country. The current treatment of refugees in detention centres, in many parts in and out of Australia, show consistent breaches in human rights for detainees. These breaches of human rights must cease in order for Australia to still promote itself as a pro human rights nation and prolong a peaceful society where everyone is entitled to human rights.
Due to progressive struggles of political power in countries around Europe and other parts of the world, war state countries that lead people and their families to flee from their own country in order to seek asylum in other parts of the world. This has led to ongoing refugee arrivals in Australia both legally and illegally over the years, which led Australia to take action in…

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