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Djokovic Saga Shines Ugly Spotlight on Australia’s Detention Program
January 11, 2022

Djokovic Saga Shines Ugly Spotlight on Australia’s Detention Program

By Dechlan Brennan
The recent frenzy over tennis player Novak Djokovic has helped highlight the cruel detention conditions of refugees in Australia.

What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
August 24, 2016

What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?

By Max Walden
Time to find an alternative to Australia's offshore detention centers.
Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now
June 21, 2016

Australia’s ‘Boat People’: Then and Now

By Max Walden
40 years ago Australia welcomed refugees. It can do so again.

Time for Australia to Rethink Its Asylum Policy
April 30, 2016

Time for Australia to Rethink Its Asylum Policy

By Max Walden
With the "Pacific Solution" crumbling, Australia needs to overhaul its approach to refugees.

Papua New Guinea Supreme Court: Australian Aslyum Detentions Are Illegal
April 27, 2016

Papua New Guinea Supreme Court: Australian Aslyum Detentions Are Illegal

By Sally Andrews
The Australian-funded detention of asylum seekers on Manus Island is deemed unconstitutional.

Australia’s Shame: Child Abuse as a Border Defense Strategy?
February 03, 2016

Australia’s Shame: Child Abuse as a Border Defense Strategy?

By Greg Austin
Australia has to find a way to protect its borders without seeing children in its care subjected to repeat sexual abuse.

Trouble on Christmas Island
November 10, 2015

Trouble on Christmas Island

By Catherine Putz
The death of an escaped detainee sparked what the authorities have carefully labeled a "major disturbance" but not a "riot."
Australia’s Human Rights Doublethink
October 12, 2015

Australia’s Human Rights Doublethink

By UNSW Human Rights Clinic
You can’t preach what you don’t practice. Unless you’re Australia and we’re talking human rights.

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