Human rights: its a long way from deaths in an Iraqi refugee camp to promoting Pink Shirt Day

April 17, 2011

Alf wonders – not for the first time – how our Human Rights Commission earns its keep .

His musings were triggered by the United Nations human rights chief, who is condemning a recent Iraqi military operation.

The operation in question happened in a camp north of Baghdad and apparently left 34 people dead and dozens injured.

An independent inquiry into the incident has been called for.

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