When you are willing to let someone go blind slowly, a child to starve themself to death in protest and trauma, then your camp has become something other than a mere containment facility that happens to be cruel.
It's the most anticipated awards of the year -- who will be Crikey's annointed ones?
Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has claimed that asylum seekers on Manus Island could have been resettled in Australia three years ago. Was that really his government's policy?
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Plans for Snowy Hydro 2.0 were rushed, Immigration got it wrong on Good Friday incident, and there is no selfie officer for the PM.
Peter Dutton's criticism of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal shows the government is thinking about bypassing the tribunal for refugee reviews.
Coalition senators have criticised Parliament for relying on sources other than the government for information on what happens in offshore detention.
The refugee deal with the United States is probably not going to happen, but where did the deal come from in the first place? Crikey intern Jamal Ben Haddou explains.
The second apology shows that another payment has been made by the government.
There is a way to end offshore detention, increase Australia's economic productivity and shoulder more of our fair share of the world's refugee crisis, says GetUp's Shen Narayanasamy.