Cases lodged under the International Convention on the Elminiation of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (1)

Hagan v Australia (CERD, 2003)

Remedy's assessment: Remedied

An Aboriginal man alleged that a sign at a football ground bearing the word ‘Nigger’ breached the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. The Committee recommended the sign be removed. Australia rejected the Committee’s Views, but, after concerted lobbying by Mr Hagan, the sign was removed in 2007.

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