Refugees and Asylum Seekers
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.
An open letter from the Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum (CAPSA) urges Australian political leaders to develop more humane responses to refugees and asylum seekers. It also informs them that CAPSA is urging voters to assess election candidates on the positions they take on refugees and asylum seekers.