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Australia's Harsh Immigration Policy
September 01, 2019
Australia's Harsh Immigration Policy
The re-elected Liberal government in Australia will continue to secure the border, but at what cost?
Australia's Harsh Immigration Policy
Hundreds of Refugees Protest Outside Australian Parliament
July 31, 2019
Hundreds of Refugees Protest Outside Australian Parliament
Australia’s policy toward refugees who arrive by boat once again comes under fire.
Hundreds of Refugees Protest Outside Australian Parliament
Refugee Soccer Player Held in Thailand Allowed to Return Home to Australia
February 12, 2019
Refugee Soccer Player Held in Thailand Allowed to Return Home to Australia
Hakeem al-Araibi was released by a Thai court after over two months in prison battling extradition to his native Bahrain.
Refugee Soccer Player Held in Thailand Allowed to Return Home to Australia
Australian Prime Minister Asks Thailand to Free Detained Football Player
January 30, 2019
Australian Prime Minister Asks Thailand to Free Detained Football Player
Hakeem al-Araibi faces extradition to Bahrain, where he says he faces political persecution.
Australian Prime Minister Asks Thailand to Free Detained Football Player
Don't Let APEC Overshadow the Manus Island Debacle
November 16, 2018
Don't Let APEC Overshadow the Manus Island Debacle
Will APEC leaders stand by while Australia condemns hundreds to indefinite offshore detention – including in PNG?
Don't Let APEC Overshadow the Manus Island Debacle
Between Home and a Hard Place: Paying Refugees to Return
October 27, 2017
Between Home and a Hard Place: Paying Refugees to Return
Australia's offer to pay Rohingyas to return home highlights how vulnerable refugees are to economic coercion.
Between Home and a Hard Place: Paying Refugees to Return
Australia Settles $70 Million Suit with Detained Asylum Seekers
September 08, 2017
Australia Settles $70 Million Suit with Detained Asylum Seekers
Had the suit gone to court, it would have aired allegations of abuse at Australia’s PNG-based detention facility.
Australia Settles $70 Million Suit with Detained Asylum Seekers
Australia Must Lift Its Game If It Wants to Lead on the Human Rights Council
July 26, 2017
Australia Must Lift Its Game If It Wants to Lead on the Human Rights Council
Australia now looks certain to take a seat at the UN’s Human Rights Council, but will it be constructive or a spoiler?
Australia Must Lift Its Game If It Wants to Lead on the Human Rights Council
Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
December 19, 2016
Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
Immigration chief heads to the United States to ensure a resettlement deal holds under Donald Trump.
Australia Tightens Security as US Begins Vetting Refugee Claims
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
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
October 21, 2016
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
A new report sheds more light on the country’s dark record.
Australia’s Wrong Response to its Rights Abuses
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
August 24, 2016
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
Time to find an alternative to Australia's offshore detention centers.
What Will Happen to Australia's Detained Asylum Seekers?
Another Killer Blow for Cambodia's Refugee Deal With Australia
March 11, 2016
Another Killer Blow for Cambodia's Refugee Deal With Australia
More trouble for a controversial refugee resettlement pact reached between the two countries.
Another Killer Blow for Cambodia's Refugee Deal With Australia
Australia and Human Security: Why Turnbull Has to 'Do a Merkel'
February 15, 2016
Australia and Human Security: Why Turnbull Has to 'Do a Merkel'
Human security is emerging in Australia: The grass roots are speaking against neo-realism.
Australia and Human Security: Why Turnbull Has to 'Do a Merkel'
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
February 09, 2016
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
The question of what to do with asylum seekers is fraught with moral and political dilemmas.
Australian Court Upholds Offshore Detention Policy
Australia’s Shame: Child Abuse as a Border Defense Strategy?
February 03, 2016
Australia’s Shame: Child Abuse as a Border Defense Strategy?
Australia has to find a way to protect its borders without seeing children in its care subjected to repeat sexual abuse.
Australia’s Shame: Child Abuse as a Border Defense Strategy?
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