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 Sainsbury September 19, 2017 2 Comments
Suu Kyi needs to find a way to end her galling stasis on the Rohingya. Just maybe, Pope Francis can help her.
Michael Bradley August 29, 2017 22 Comments
The government's recent announcement that the few asylum seekers on Australian soil will have their support cut off seems needlessly cruel. But it is actually part of a considered plan to avoid judicial responsibility.
Sally Whyte August 28, 2017 22 Comments
The government has announced it will stop providing welfare to asylum seekers living in Australia for medical treatment. But how many such people are there, how did they get here in the first place, and is the move really about preventing a court challenge?
Guy Rundle August 1, 2017 19 Comments
Whatever our failures in other initiatives, we are world-standard in the production and calibration of cruelty and fear.
Max Chalmers July 25, 2017 4 Comments
In interviews with Crikey, former US officials have divulged information that seems to expose either egregious double-dealing, or egregious incompetence, within Dutton's department.
Greg Barns June 29, 2017 10 Comments
The issue is one of what is termed "apprehended bias", made famous during the Dyson Heydon controversy of 2015.
Josh Taylor June 1, 2017 11 Comments
Attorney-General George Brandis is expected to announce a huge cull of AAT members following criticism of its immigration decisions.
Josh Taylor May 31, 2017 28 Comments
All of a sudden Australia's right wing seems to have fallen out of love with our chief spy agency.
Josh Taylor May 22, 2017 11 Comments
Peter Dutton's criticism of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal shows the government is thinking about bypassing the tribunal for refugee reviews.