Immigration detention centres are not prisons. Or at least, that's how it's meant to be in theory.
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Abdul Aziz, a 23-year-old Afghan asylum seeker, died in detention. Crikey was invited by his family and friends to exclusively bear witness before his body was sent home.
The debate over Australia's deportation laws is tearing Australia apart from one of its closest allies — and it's only getting worse.
A young man has died. Another has attempted self-harm. A toddler, who has spent her entire life in detention, was hospitalised. Here's the day-by-day account.
On the same day that a two-year-old in detention was banned from receiving a birthday cake, the Home Affairs minister claimed again that all children have been removed from detention.
In March 2018, Priya and her family gained national attention after a dawn raid on their home. Yesterday, after much quiet anguish, they lost their High Court bid to avoid deportation.
Detainees in Sydney claim 300-400 people are protesting. Border Force continue to deny there is any mass hunger strike.
Australian Border Force has contended that a Vietnamese woman detained in Melbourne with her five-month-old baby are being "housed" in alternative accommodation, but some suggest that this is spin.