Text of speech on human rights violations in India by Janet Rice, Australian Greens Senator, in the Australian Federal Parliament on 23 February 2021.
Category: What Parliamentarians And Law Makers Around The World Are Saying
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From USA (NY): Letter to Consul General of NY On the Occasion of Indian Independence Day 2020
Congratulations on your appointment as the new Consul General of India, New York. We are very pleased to welcome you to the great city of New York and in a very important role.