Robin de Crespigny looks at our boat towback policies through the eyes of Yaser Naseri, an Iranian asylum seeker who narrowly escaped death at sea.
In the wake of recent revelations that Australia has turned at least two boats of asylum seekers back to Indonesia, Clarrie Burke looks at both the history and the current unfolding of the Coalition promise to “stop the boats”.
By Roxanne Moore and Alexandra Scott. We cheered when Rudd abolished Temporary Protection Visas. We celebrated when Rudd ended the Pacific Solution. His return to power restored our hope… then suddenly – BAM – hello Darkness, my old friend. Now what? This shrewd policy has left most of us in despair, grasping at arguments which […]