refugees

Behrouz Boochani

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

Image of a woman peering out of a hotel window

Researchers have mapped the hotels known to be used for immigration detention across Australia, creating the first coast-to-coast visualisation of a practice that has operated largely in the shadows for two decades.

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. 

A split picture showing authors Akuch Kuol Anyieth and Eda Gunaydin

These are ferociously intelligent books by two young female writers addressing the problems of gender, race and migration in Australia today.

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.

Woman protests against Ukraine invasion

These mental health tips may help ease the unrest you might be feeling right now.  

People waving signs protesting government inaction in granting amnesty to Afghani refugees

Why hasn’t Australia done more to ramp up its resettlement program, like Canada and the US?

Several protestors holding 'refugee freedom' signs at The Park Hotel in Swanston Street, Melbourne.

Novak Djokovic’s stay at a detention hotel highlights how things should change, migration experts say. 

If denied, can Djokovic challenge the Minister's decision in court?

Australian public law expert Associate Professor Janina Boughey explains what might happen if the Immigration and Home Affairs ministers use their personal discretionary powers to cancel the visa of tennis player Novak Djokovic.

A person sitting on a chair waiting to board a plane.

Governments can meet their international protection obligations towards refugees without sacrificing public health, says a human rights law expert. 

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