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Is Australia’s travel ban with India a human rights breach?

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In the wake of Australia’s travel ban with India, the UN has voiced “serious concerns” about the recently imposed measures.

Rupert Colville from the UNHCR says “the UN Human Rights Committee has emphasised the narrow authority of a country to refuse its nationals’ return”.

The scathing statement went on to say “there are few, if any, circumstances in which deprivation of the right to enter one’s own country could be reasonable”.

There are now questions around whether Australia is in breach of Article 12 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

We are now receiving reports that a 73-year-old citizen stranded in India has taken the matter to the high court…

There are now 9 thousand Australians wanting to come with the travel ban put in place until at least May 15.

This section protects people from being barred from entering their home county

Last week Australia banned individuals arriving from India and warned that rule-breakers would be subject to hefty fines and even jail time.

 

tickerNEWS caught up with Dr Kaushik Sridhar, an Australian citizen who recently travelled to India to visit his family…

 

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Russia defaults on foreign debt for the first time in a century

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Russia has failed to pay out its overseas debt for the first time in over 100 years

The country missed its Sunday deadline due to challenges in transferring the payments to international creditors.

Moscow has the funds to make the 100 million dollar payment but sanctions have complicated the process.

The country is unhappy with the situation with the finance minister calling the situation “a farce”.

The last time that Russia defaulted on its foreign debt was in 1918 when leader Vladimir Lenin did not pay out debts on behalf of the Russian Empire.

Russia has been hit with sanctions by a number of countries in response to its invasion of Ukraine.

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Over 20 young people mysteriously die at nightclub

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Authorities in South Africa are investigating the deaths of 22 people, who were mysteriously found in a nightclub

Victims were found spread across the tables and floors in a coastal town.

They have been taken for testing, as authorities scramble to find a cause of death.

South Africa’s President is sending his “deepest condolences” to families of the victims, most of whom are teenagers.

The tragedy has taken place during Youth Month, where South Africa pushes for more opportunities to help young people from poor socio-economic backgrounds.

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Deadly stadium collapse at bullfighting event in Columbia

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At least four people have died, and 500 injured at a bullfighting stadium in Columbia

Videos show a stand collapsing during the event, as emergency workers race to help.

Local media reports that hospitals have begun helping those who were injured.

The nation’s newly-elected President is calling for an end to bullfighting, tweeting that tragedies like this have already happened in the past.

He is urging local authorities to not allow more shows that involve the death of people or animals.

Investigations continue into the cause of the collapse.

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