Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law

Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani discusses how his inhumane treatment as a refugee led to his movement of 'resistance knowledge'.

People protest against Russian attack on Ukraine near Embassy of Russia in Latvia.

Russian citizens leaving the country to avoid the draft has raised debate about what it means to be a refugee. A UNSW expert in international law and refugee law says we must treat these Russians fairly. 

detainees seen inside the park hotel in melbourne holding a sign saying 8 years too long january 2022

Offshore processing is a failed policy that continues to haemorrhage cash, destroy lives and erode the international system for refugee protection.

Queensland Quarantine Camp 1919

How do responses to infectious diseases throughout history stack up today?

young afghan children leave an airport after leaving the country

An ‘orderly departure program’ similar to the one set up after the Vietnam War could offer a vital pathway out of Afghanistan for refugees over the next several years.

a street protester holds a sign that says free the refugees

The Home Affairs Minister says Australia is exploring resettlement overseas for 'broad cohorts' of people. But such deals do not get Australia off the hook.

Ilustration of natural disasters including, flood, tsunami and bushfire

The movements of communities across the world due to disaster risks are mapped by new UNSW Sydney research.

People protesting refugee policy

If history is any guide, the new US president’s forward-thinking approach toward refugee resettlement could help drive Australia’s commitments to refugee protection, too.

temporary protection visas and covid-19

COVID-19 is having an impact on everyone around the world, but particularly the most vulnerable.

Asylum seeker mother and child

Federal Court data breach exposes the identities of 400 asylum seekers.

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