Dr. Sangeetha Pillai writes about the story of Zaki Haidari and how he got caught up in Australia’s ‘legacy caseload’ legal limbo.
In this moment of rising authoritarianism and political theatre, Dave Clark reminds us not to lose sight of the cumulative effects of small shifts and injustices.
A proposed law that recently went before the Australian Federal Parliament would have given the Department of Home Affairs the power to ban access to mobile phones and other communication devices for some of the most vulnerable and isolated people in Australia: the refugees, asylum seekers and other non-citizens who are held in immigration detention.
Aspects of the Federal Budget 2020-2021 have raised serious concerns for human rights in Australia. The following is a short overview of Right Now’s initial views on the budget.
Filmmaker Alfred Pek and journalist JN Joniad discuss Freedom Street, their ongoing documentary project into the lives of refugees in Indonesia
In this time of community spirit, our systems continue to marginalise and discriminate against refugees and people seeking asylum.
In San Francisco four refugees arrive fleeing harassment and violence, only to find that their freedom in the US is still uncertain. In the age of Trump’s anti-immigration, seeking asylum can take years and too often they find themselves struggling with basic human rights and needs.
Citizenship in Australia is not a constitutional right, leaving Australian citizenship law vulnerable to political whims.
Through its repeal of the medevac legislation, Australia has taken our future and made it our demise, writes Shamindan Kanapadhi.
Dina Nayeri’s book, The Ungrateful Refugee, opens up a narrative of refugee experience, and what is it like to flee, hope, wait and start anew.