Crikey November 16, 2017 6 Comments
Alongside starvation, the Australian government is condemning refugees to psychiatric horror by removing access to mental health medication.
Antony Loewenstein November 13, 2017 12 Comments
Industries like sporting and tourism could be turned into tools for fighting indefinite incarceration.
Max Chalmers November 10, 2017
Good morning, early birds. Islamic State loses its foothold in Syria, and Coalition conservatives hatch a plan to delay a marriage equality vote in parliament. Plus, activist group GetUp has released pictures and video from inside the Manus detention centre. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
Helen Razer November 7, 2017 43 Comments
The horror story unfolding on Manus Island is due to a democracy deficit not an "empathy deficit".
Guy Rundle November 1, 2017 27 Comments
Will the refugee groups put a general call-out to those of us willing to be arrested, in organised collective action?
Max Chalmers November 1, 2017
Good morning, early birds. Tensions mount on Manus Island as asylum seekers refuse to leave the detention centre, and yet another senator has been identified as a potential dual citizen. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
Greg Barns September 29, 2017 4 Comments
Earlier this year, the PNG Supreme Court declared Australia's offshore detention program on Manus Island unlawful, expecting Australia would be sufficiently chastened, and take steps to wind back its illegal activities. That, however, is not what happened.
Max Chalmers September 22, 2017 1 Comment
Since violence against their friends and family in Myanmar erupted in late August, Lakemba's Rohingya community has convulsed as loved ones disappear.
Michael Bradley September 1, 2017 26 Comments
Peter Dutton has sent an unequivocal signal that he holds the human rights of asylum seekers to be non-existent, insignificant or, at best, an inconvenience. Which might turn out to be bad news for his own department.
Charlie Lewis August 29, 2017 4 Comments
Peter Dutton tells us his recent crackdown on asylum seekers in Australia is about the costs of a rorted system -- but how do those costs compare with the detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island?