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  •  Well the U.S., Australia and New Zealand jointly (1+ / 0-)
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    IndieGuy

    opposed the UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People

    Inter Press Service (IPS) notes, for example, that countries such as the United States, Australia, and New Zealand, have all been opposed to this declaration. These countries have noted in a joint statement that “No government can accept the notion of creating different classes of citizens.”
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    and,
    Despite the above concerns, the UN General Assembly eventually adopted the declaration on September 13, 2007. Predictably, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States voted against the declaration when 143 nations voted in favor of it.

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