July 14, 2011
Australia Migration Policies Discriminate Against HIV Positive
The Australian Federation of AIDS Organizations (AFAO) released a paper condemning its federal government’s migration policies that discriminate against people with disabilities, including those living with HIV, SX News reports. Currently, Australia’s Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) policies breach international law, such as the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities. A spokesperson for Immigration Minister Chris Bowen suggested people with HIV can and do migrate to Australia.
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