On Monday morning, GMT, a 108-page legal submission from the Global Legal Action Network (Glan) and the Stanford International Human Rights Clinic was submitted to the court, detailing what the network describes as the “harrowing practices of the Australian state and corporations towards asylum seekers”. The petition submits the office of the prosecutor of the ICC should open an investigation into possible “crimes against humanity committed by individuals and corporate actors”. (Read more)
holy shit a group of international lawyers want to take the Australian Government to court over our treatment of refugees & asylum seekers
in 2014 an independent Australian Senator asked them to, but now we have external forces calling for the investigation/action
the news is still breaking, but fingers crossed!