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High Court Asked to Limit Detention of Asylum Seekers in Australia for Care Click Here to Open in a New Window
A legal aid group is challenging the extended detention of asylum seekers transferred to Australia from offshore camps for medical treatment or other temporary purposes.
Turnbull Says Trump Will Honor Refugee Resettlement Click Here to Open in a New Window
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia said on Monday that the Trump administration was committed to the agreement in which the United States would accept migrants detained by Australia on the islands of Nauru and Manus.
Australia’s Death by Numbers Click Here to Open in a New Window
Another refugee banished by Australia to Manus Island has died, the latest victim of a form of dehumanization that threatens the world.
Australia’s Brave Whistleblower Nurse Click Here to Open in a New Window
Lynne Elworthy has been dismissed after speaking up, in defiance of gag orders, to denounce the cruelty of Australia’s refugee policy.
U.N. Offers ‘One-Off’ Help to Australia in Resettling Refugees in U.S. Click Here to Open in a New Window
The agreement, which officials say is not to be replicated, would send some of the asylum seekers now detained on remote islands to the United States.
As Trump Nears Office, Australian Deal to Move Refugees to U.S. Is in Doubt Click Here to Open in a New Window
The deal to resettle refugees and asylum seekers held in detention camps in the Pacific might not happen now that Donald J. Trump is the president-elect.
U.S., in Deal With Australia, Agrees to Take Some Refugees Click Here to Open in a New Window
Australia had sent the refugees to a detention center on the impoverished island of Nauru. The United Nations has called such holding camps inhumane.
Refugees’ Lives ‘Stripped of Meaning’ by Detention, Australian Author Says Click Here to Open in a New Window
Richard Flanagan described the suffering by refugees and asylum seekers held on the islands of Nauru and Manus as so extreme that it has been compared to torture.
Leaks Detail Abuse of Asylum Seekers Sent to Nauru by Australia Click Here to Open in a New Window
Thousands of incident reports published by The Guardian amplify longstanding concerns about the conditions faced by migrants held on the island.
Advocacy Groups Allege Abuses on Nauru Click Here to Open in a New Window
A report by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said Australia appeared to be subjecting migrants to abuses at an offshore processing site as "a deliberate policy to deter further asylum seekers from arriving in the country by boat."





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