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Open Letter to the Refugee Movement: Kids Out, All Out!

Open Letter to the Refugee Movement Kids Out, All Out! Every one wants children out of detention. The Australian Human Rights Commission report, “The Forgotten Children 2014” which was released in early 2015 renewed interest attention to the situation of children in detention. As a result we have seen the formation of groups such as “Grandmothers Against(…)

Murder of Australian dual citizen in Afghanistan shows that deportations can kill

Murder of Australian dual citizen in Afghanistan shows that deportations can kill

MEDIA RELEASE Murder of Australian dual citizen in Afghanistan proves that deportations can kill On September 20, Australian citizen Sayed Habib was kidnapped off a bus between Kabul to Jaghori in Afghanistan. Three days later his body was found, showing signs that he had been tortured before his execution. Habib, 56, arrived in Australia by(…)

Protests on Nauru over arbitrary detention

Protests on Nauru over arbitrary detention

Protest on Nauru over randomness of detention Immigration Minister says he will release asylum seekers currently on Christmas Island as part of his deal with Palmer. This is a back down on his claim that no asylum seekers who arrived by boat after July last year would ever be resettled in Australia. However it leaves(…)