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Seventy-five medical academics and community leaders have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister condemning the "unethical" treatment of asylum seekers and likening the Pacific Solution to a medical experiment that puts participants in harm's way without consent.

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UNSW has partnered with universities across the state to offer scholarships for refugees who will be resettled in NSW over the next 18 months.

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This week's High Court judgment on the legality of offshore detention on Nauru has been reported as a “win” for the government. However, things may not be that clear-cut, writes Madeline Gleeson.

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With existing EU laws struggling to deal with the challenges of the recent refugee influx, Jane McAdam argues that international cooperation – not unilateralism – is the only way forward.

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It is impossible to say whether or not any Australian terrorists arrived in this country by boat, partly because of a lack of publicly available information, writes Clarke Jones and Nicola McGarrity.

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He took Greece and Europe to the brink of economic disaster. Now again at his country's helm, Alex Tsipras just may be the perfect leader to steer Greece through its troubles, argues Richard Holden.  

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More than 60 scholars have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister to express their concern at the cancellation of a visit to Australia by the UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants. Many were due to meet with the Special Rapporteur next week in Sydney.

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Compassion alone is no substitute for a balanced, considered approach to refugee policy, writes Alan Dupont.

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The UNHCR’s Regional Representative and the Refugee Council of Australia will be part of a public panel discussion on the Syrian refugee crisis hosted by UNSW tonight.

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It wouldn’t be the first time Australia’s refugee review system has been politicised. But we should be concerned about the latest changes, writes Claire Higgins.

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