Indigenous group files climate change complaint against Australia

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 5:23pm


The move is being called unprecedented. On Monday, a group of Indigenous people from the Torres Strait Islands — nestled between Australia and Papua New Guinea — filed a complaint with the United Nations. They're accusing Australia of breaching their human rights by not doing enough to tackle climate change. The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with Sophie Marjanac, the lead lawyer on the case.