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In conversation: Kenneth Roth on Australia's UN Security Council challenges

The Lowy Institute's Michael Fullilove speaks with Human Rights Watch executive director Ken Roth about Australia's role on the United Nations Security Council, as well as discussing the importance of human rights issues in Australia's bilateral relationships.  Ken advises Australia (0:25) that, in order to make a difference in our two year term on the Security Council, Australia should 'choose a priority [issue] and run with it'.   On the human rights issue, Ken believes (1:18) Australia does not do enough to raise human rights issues in its bilateral dealings with Sri Lanka and China.

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