Jason Siwat, a representative of the PNG Catholic Bishops Conference told a forum that refugees who were sent to Manus Island are now stuck in Papua New Guinea, reports Chris Slee.
Manus Island Detention Centre
In a case brought by Iranian Kurdish refugee Mostafa Azimitabar (“Moz”), Federal Court judge Bernard Murphy ruled that while hotel detention is inhumane, it is still legal. Chris Slee reports.
Kurdish-Iranian activist, author and film producer Behrouz Boochani discusses his latest book and Australia's refugee detention regime.
Journalist and author Behrouz Boochani is the guest on the latest Green Left Show, speaking about about his latest book Freedom, Only Freedom.
Kurdish Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani launched his new book at UNSW, telling a packed-out audience that thousands of refugees are still in limbo. Niko Leka reports.
At 21, Jaivet Ealom fled persecution in Myanmar, finding himself on a small boat with 100 other men, women and children destined for Darwin, writes Janet Parker.
Niko Leka quotes from Farhad Bandesh, who was imprisoned on Manus Island and later in the Mantra Hotel, who said the torture of innocent people amounts to the 'absolute neglect of humanity'.
Devron Brock is one of many people who never planned on becoming an activist, but the ongoing bipartisan cruelty to refugees has turned her into one.
Before his nightmare began Helal Uddin — known as “Spicy” — worked as a chef at a holiday inn in Dhaka. He had to leave Bangladesh after being involved in a protest. From Bomana Prison in Papua New Guinea, he tells his story to Green Left.
Protests will be held across Australia on July 19 to mark 7 years of detention for those refugees who were sent to detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru, reports Kerry Smith.
More than 70 people attended an online meeting organised by the Refugee Action Collective to discuss the global struggles of refugees, reports Chris Slee.