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Where should Dutton go on vacation? Here are some options

Where should Dutton go on vacation? Here are some options

Crikey readers weigh in on Peter Dutton and the Wentworth byelection.

Is Germany building a case to charge Australian ministers for crimes against humanity?

Is Germany building a case to charge Australian ministers for crimes against humanity?

With calls for the ICC to investigate the Australian government going unheard, some are looking to a far-reaching code that gives the German judiciary the ability to prosecute crimes against humanity, even if they have no relation to the country.

Manus: new Human Rights Commissioner pales against Triggs

Manus: new Human Rights Commissioner pales against Triggs

The AHRC, and particularly its chair Professor Rosalind Croucher, has been negligent in its silence on the escalating crisis at Manus Island.

‘Dizziness, nausea, headaches, confusion’: what life is like without mental health medication on Manus

‘Dizziness, nausea, headaches, confusion’: what life is like without mental health medication on Manus

Alongside starvation, the Australian government is condemning refugees to psychiatric horror by removing access to mental health medication.

John Kinsella: Manus Island Protest

John Kinsella: Manus Island Protest

New poetry by award winning Australian poet, John Kinsella.

Crikey Worm: Manus at boiling point

Crikey Worm: Manus at boiling point

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.

Rorting the system? Asylum seekers given ‘final departure visa E’ actually saving taxpayers millions

Rorting the system? Asylum seekers given ‘final departure visa E’ actually saving taxpayers millions

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?

Government cynically seeks asylum from the judiciary when it comes to refugees

Government cynically seeks asylum from the judiciary when it comes to refugees

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.

Rundle: Manus Island is a catastrophe five years in the making

Rundle: Manus Island is a catastrophe five years in the making

Whatever our failures in other initiatives, we are world-standard in the production and calibration of cruelty and fear.

Everyone rejoice, Manus Island is ‘open and free’!

Everyone rejoice, Manus Island is ‘open and free’!

Didn't you hear Julie Bishop? Manus Island is open and free! Asylum seekers rejoice! Foreign correspondent John Martinkus reports that nothing could be further than the truth.