Tag Archives: unhcr

Life in Limbo

By Laura O’Neill

Laura O’Neill describes the situation on the ground for asylum seekers in Indonesia now that Australia is “deterring” boat arrivals – work rights, UNHCR processing, access to education and the threat of deportation or detention once refugee claims are rejected.

5 reasons not to give up – the refugee activists’ guide to debunking Rudd’s policy to “save lives”

By Roxanne Moore and Alexandra Scott

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 […]