September 2, 2017
Exclusive: Dead refugee asked to go home
Before refugee Hamed Shamshiripour took his own life on Manus Island, he had made repeated requests to be sent home to Iran.
August 26, 2017
Keeping asylum seeker healthcare offshore
The government’s determination to avoid onshore legal challenges to asylum-seeker detention has endangered detainees requiring serious medical attention.
August 19, 2017
Pacific Islanders forced to leave
The world’s first relocations due to climate change are under way in the inundated Carteret Islands, amid calls for Australia to increase migration from threatened Pacific islands.
The resurgence of neo-Nazism
Donald Trump’s response to the events in Charlottesville has emboldened white supremacists everywhere.
August 12, 2017
Australia’s human rights disgraces
After leaving her post as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Gillian Triggs is as forthright as ever in describing the country’s slide backwards in its social policies and treatment of the vulnerable.
August 12, 2017
Driven to death on Manus Island
As the eighth asylum seeker dies in offshore processing, conditions decline further and the situation worsens for refugees.
August 5, 2017
Exporting Australia’s offshore detention policy
The Manus Island detention centre may be closing, but its legacy lives on in Europe, where leaders have looked to Australia for lessons on how to stop the boats – no matter the human cost.
July 29, 2017
Rising tension on Manus Island
As the Manus Island detention centre is closed, refugees are under mounting pressure to resettle in an area of PNG where they are unsafe and unwanted.
July 22, 2017
Dutton’s rise to Home Affairs super ministry
Acting beyond official recommendations, Malcolm Turnbull has created a super ministry for Peter Dutton – possibly to shore up his own leadership.
June 24, 2017
Migrant language service budget cuts
Federal budget changes to a program that teaches new Australians language skills are, according to the Adult Migrant English Service, prioritising cost savings above social integration.
June 17, 2017
The wrong kind of settlement
The decision to settle a massive case on the mistreatment of asylum seekers is more about secrecy than human rights.
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