For refugees, people seeking asylum and their supporters, 2022 was a difficult year. But progress has been made, reports Jonathan Strauss.
Refugees recently released from the Park Hotel detention centre organised the “First taste of freedom — game not over yet” cricket match. Mayura Ashok reports.
Thousands marched in the annual Palm Sunday’s walk for justice for refugees in Melbourne. Supporters of refugee rights also took to the streets in Canberra and Newcastle. Chloe DS, Elizabeth Trenchos, Paul Oboohov and Steve O'Brien report.
Novak Djokovic's temporary detention shines spotlight on refugees detained for years in hotel prison
A detained Serbian tennis player at the Park Hotel has unwittingly helped shine a spotlight on the Morrison government's cruel policies towards refugees. Chloe DS reports.
The cases of 18 refugee rights activists who participated in a car convoy last year have been adjourned to October. Chris Slee reports.
Chris Petersen and Chloe DS report that 14 refugees have been on hunger strike for more than a week in protest at their imprisonment.
Chris Slee reports on community support for the Medevac refugees who have recently been released from hotel detention.
Chloe de Silva reports on the growing grassroots campaign for nine refugees to be released from indefinite detention in Darwin.
Chris Slee reports on a rally in solidarity with a refugee activist charged with incitement.
A national day of action was organised to mark the third year since a Tamil asylum seeker family were taken from their home in Biloela, Queensland, and placed in detention on Christmas Island. Chloe de Silva reports.
Monir Hossein, who fled political violence in Bangladesh spoke to Green Left from the Kangaroo Point hotel detention in February. He was one of 15 refugees released on March 1.
Babkir Omda, a Medevac refugee who is detained in the Park Hotel prison in Melbourne, speaks to Green Left.
The Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network is organising daily vigils outside a compound where 15 refugees are being held indefinitely, reports Justine Darwin.
Don Khan, a Rohingya refugee who was brought to Australia under the defunct Medevac law, told a rally that he had still not been given specialist treatment, reports Chris Slee.
Released refugees are pleading with supporters to keep up the pressure on the government until all refugees are released from onshore and offshore detention. Chris Slee reports.