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As long as the razor wire exists: Voices of refugees Migration 

As long as the razor wire exists: Voices of refugees

Increasing rates of self-harm and a string of suicides reveal a troubling picture of Australian immigration detention centres. Deteriorating conditions are taking their toll on asylum seekers, yet the Australian government is persisting with its policy of mandatory detention. Susannah Waters speaks to some people at the heart of the issue, and discovers the extent to which asylum seekers are... Continue reading
Offshore processing is dead, courtesy of politics, not conscience. Migration 

Offshore processing is dead, courtesy of politics, not conscience.

Offshore processing of asylum seekers is dead. For now. But does this indicate a new era of clean conscience for our government? A born-again Machine Gun Preacher-like about face towards a more humane approach to those who need our help? Will it mean that Labor will start representing those on the left who originally stood tall with them, and desist... Continue reading