Refugees & migrants

The Australian government must not remain silent about one of the worst upsurges in violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for many years, argues Khaled Ghannam.

barbed wire fence

United States President Joe Biden has announced a dramatic expansion of restrictions on people from Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and Haiti seeking asylum at the US border with Mexico, writes Barry Sheppard.

Manus Island protest 2017, Behrouz Boochani inset

Kurdish-Iranian activist, author and film producer Behrouz Boochani discusses his latest book and Australia's refugee detention regime.

Hurricane Maria Puerto Rico 2017

It’s one thing to be displaced by a hurricane. It’s entirely another matter when real estate developers and US investors take advantage of the archipelago’s disaster for profit, writes Lola Rosario

Journalist and author Behrouz Boochani is the guest on the latest Green Left Show, speaking about about his latest book Freedom, Only Freedom.

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. 

Pakistan floods

While floodwaters have receded across much of Pakistan, relief efforts continue to support flood-affected communities, reports Farooq Tariq.

For refugees, people seeking asylum and their supporters, 2022 was a difficult year. But progress has been made, reports Jonathan Strauss.

Nilofar told a forum by video link from Indonesia that refugees stranded there are not allowed to work or study, which has led some to suicide. Chris Slee reports.

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.

A protest outside the office of immigration minister Andrew Giles demanded permanent visas for refugees. Chris Slee reports.

Image showing an island in Tuvalu, with matrix-style figures in background

In response to the existential threat of climate change, the Tuvaluan government has announced it will become the world’s first “digital nation”. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Iranian refugees are continuing their 24/7 protest demanding permanent visas outside the Immigration department. Chris Slee reports.

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.

Tim Gooden and Nataliya Levytska

Nataliya Levytska, deputy chairperson of the Independent Mineworkers Union of Ukraine, discusses the situation of Ukrainian trade unions.

The Iranian and Turkish governments have deported more than 240,000 Afghan refugees this year, in violation of international law, reports Ben Radford.

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