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A bad week for Witness K. A worse week for Australian citizens.

A bad week for Witness K. A worse week for Australian citizens.

Crikey readers explore the ramifications of the prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery, plus the detention of a NZ teenager.

Dear Border Force, we’d love a straight answer about the NZ teen you have detained

Dear Border Force, we’d love a straight answer about the NZ teen you have detained

Condemnation is kicking up across the ditch about a 17-year-old boy being held in adult detention. But Australian Border Force don't seem interested in offering real explanation.

Where are all the ‘free speech’ advocates now?

Where are all the ‘free speech’ advocates now?

Crikey readers respond to the government's prosecution of Bernard Collaery, and Border Force's letter to a baby.

Border Force can’t even seem to deport a man competently

Border Force can’t even seem to deport a man competently

A man suddenly removed from immigration detention in New South Wales has not been heard from since being put on a flight.

Crikey Worm: Border Force face protest after refugee raid

Crikey Worm: Border Force face protest after refugee raid

Good morning, early birds. Border Force is facing protest after the raid of a family of Tamil asylum seekers. Plus, China abolishes presidential term limits. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Tracking transparency: Border Force’s record on access and denial

Tracking transparency: Border Force’s record on access and denial

We were delighted to see the intelligence operatives so keen to be open with the press about matters around asylum seekers this morning -- as we see, it has not always been the case.

Latest changes to detention centre protocols provoke hunger strikes, heartache

Latest changes to detention centre protocols provoke hunger strikes, heartache

New restrictions on visitation to Australian detention centres seem needlessly cruel. Rebekah Holt investigates the results of such measures and asks why they're deemed necessary in the first place.

Border Force overpays officers, then threatens to call debt collectors

Border Force overpays officers, then threatens to call debt collectors

In just the latest blow to staff morale, Border Force staff are facing the prospect of having mistakenly credited annual leave deducted from their wages.

This Dutton-led mega-department is a mistake: former head of DFAT

This Dutton-led mega-department is a mistake: former head of DFAT

The establishment of an enlarged Department of Home Affairs under the ministerial control of Peter Dutton is an unnecessary, mistaken policy, writes Richard Woolcott, former head of DFAT and president of the UN Security Council.

We waited a year for this lousy Border Force footage

We waited a year for this lousy Border Force footage

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has released footage of Border Force officers testing GoPro cameras on the water.