Human Rights Law Centre managing lawyer Sanmati Verma told a forum that the Fast Track process was “designed to see people fail”. Chris Slee reports.
About 100 refugees and supporters gathered outside Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s electoral office in Marrickville to call for permanent protection for all refugees. Isaac Nellist reports.
Labor promised to end the cruel practice of imposing temporary protection visas. Alex Bainbridge argues its announcement concerning 19,000 refugees is welcome, but does not go far enough.
Refugees and their supporters converged on Parliament to demand the federal government act on its promise to give 19,000 refugees permanent visas. Kerry Smith reports.
Activists are set to protest Labor’s cruel immigration policy of keeping refugees in limbo. Kerry Smith reports.
The Hazara community is demanding that Labor speak out about the escalation of violence and protect Hazaras in accordance with its international obligations. Janet Parker reports.
More than 2000 people rallied for permanent protection for refugees outside Parliament House. Luke Weyland reports.
Protesters gathered outside the Park Hotel in Carlton to demand that the refugees be immediately released. Chloe DS reports.
Scott Morrison probably never intended to rescue Afghans who had helped Australia’s occupation forces, but he is being forced to. Sue Bolton argues that he must be forced to do a lot more.
If the Murugappan refugee family is released from Perth community detention, they are likely to join 18,000 others on insecure temporary visas. Chloe DS reports on the cruel visa system.
Refugee rights supporters gathered outside the Park Hotel prison again to demand the detainees be released and for all detention centres to be closed down. Chloe DS reports.
The release of refugees from detention has given activists hope that there will be a change in policy. But, as Chloe DS writes, they won't stop organising until all refugees are released and given permanent protection.
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