Refugees and Asylum Seekers
New advocacy resources from the Inter-Agency Working Group to End Child Detention have recently come out of the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants held on 19 September 2016.
The refusal of Syria's four neighbouring countries to shut their borders provides a stark (and challenging) example of what the structure of protection for refugees should look like, writes Jesuit Refugee Service Assistant Director Oliver White.
In a media release, Jesuit Refugee Service Australia urges the Prime Minister to exercise moral and political leadership by immediately closing the offshore processing centres on Nauru and Manus Island.
In a media release, the Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum (CAPSA) has called for a Royal Commission following allegations of countless cases of abuse, sexual assault and self-harm of people seeking asylum on Nauru.
The Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce says the latest tragedy on Nauru is the direct result of the cruel refugee policy championed by both major political parties in Australia.
Oliver White of Jesuit Refugee Service Australia explains why Australia's border control strategy, seen as a model by some European policymakers, have catastrophic consequences.