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Z.U.B.S. v. Australia

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Z.U.B.S. v. Australia

 

(Communication No. 6/1995), UN Doc. CERD/C/55/D/6/1995 (1999),

Subject:

Article 2 (1) d, Article 5 (e) (i), Article 6 – Prohibit and bring to an end racial discrimination by any persons, group or organization; equality in the enjoyment of the right to work; states parties shall assure effective remedies:

A Pakistani citizen residing in Australia alleged racial discrimination in employment.

Conclusion:

Admissible under Article 14 (7) (a), even if there were further remedies that might be exhausted, because the application thereof would be unreasonably prolonged.

No violation of Article 6: According to CERD the case was examined in a thorough and equitable manner; it is for domestic courts to review facts and evidence; there was no obvious defect in the judgement concerned.

(Paragraphs 9.2, 9.3, 10)

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