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A Tragic and Avoidable Death on Manus Island
August 17, 2017
A Tragic and Avoidable Death on Manus Island
The recent death of Hamed Shamshiripour highlights Australia’s vicious policies toward asylum seekers.
A Tragic and Avoidable Death on Manus Island
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
February 11, 2017
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
Uncertainty still lingers over specifics.
US Begins Vetting Asylum Seekers on Papua New Guinea
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
October 31, 2016
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
The Coalition has long catered to far-right elements. The new legislation follows that trend.
Australian Government Proposes Visa Ban on Prior Asylum Seekers
The Quiet Tajik Refugee Crisis
August 11, 2016
The Quiet Tajik Refugee Crisis
A crackdown in Tajikistan has led to a little noticed surge in Tajik asylum seekers in Europe -- particularly Poland.
The Quiet Tajik Refugee Crisis
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
June 28, 2016
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Beyond a hardline stance toward asylum seekers, the broader issue of immigration is not a prominent electoral concern.
Why Is Immigration a Non-Issue in Australia's Election?
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
December 04, 2015
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
The country’s brutal policies are leaving it increasingly isolated.
Australia’s Controversial Asylum Policies
Cambodia and the Australian Asylum Seeker Deal
September 29, 2015
Cambodia and the Australian Asylum Seeker Deal
Cambodia agrees to welcome more refugees from Nauru, but analysts see a deadlock.
Cambodia and the Australian Asylum Seeker Deal
Towards A Real Solution to Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis
August 19, 2015
Towards A Real Solution to Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis
A true resolution demands more than empty rhetoric.
Towards A Real Solution to Southeast Asia's Refugee Crisis
Why Are North Korean Defectors Being Turned Away in Europe?
June 17, 2015
Why Are North Korean Defectors Being Turned Away in Europe?
North Koreans' asylum claims are often denied, as European countries define them as South Korean citizens.
Why Are North Korean Defectors Being Turned Away in Europe?
Refugees: Inferno in the Bay of Bengal
March 18, 2015
Refugees: Inferno in the Bay of Bengal
The stories of the refugees who have crossed the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea are harrowing.
Refugees: Inferno in the Bay of Bengal
Australia to Send Asylum Seekers to Cambodia
August 12, 2014
Australia to Send Asylum Seekers to Cambodia
A deal expected to be signed this week has already sparked widespread criticism.
Australia to Send Asylum Seekers to Cambodia
Australia’s Troubling Asylum Seeker Policy
February 18, 2014
Australia’s Troubling Asylum Seeker Policy
Years of politicizing the issue have created a serious stain on Australia’s human rights record.
Australia’s Troubling Asylum Seeker Policy
Australia Refugee Deal on Ice
August 09, 2011
Australia Refugee Deal on Ice
Australia’s highest court halts a government deal with Malaysia for processing asylum seekers.
Australia Refugee Deal on Ice
Indonesia Watch
May 17, 2011
Indonesia Watch
Australia and Thailand are in talks over asylum seeker arrangements. It could be part of a drive toward a regional system.
Indonesia Watch
The Lies of People Smuggling
February 02, 2011
The Lies of People Smuggling
The recent arrest of smuggler Haydar Khani won’t stop the dangerous trade—or the lies that feed it.
The Lies of People Smuggling
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