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Malcolm Turnbull on Abyan's journey

Malcolm Turnbull is persecuting a rape victim who he won’t let us talk to us or her lawyers. Can ...  
The pregnant Nauru rape victim and the criminal inhumanity of Peter Dutton

By sending a sick, pregnant Somalian back to Nauru, where she was raped, without treatment, Peter ...  
Racism? Bigotry? Discrimination? No worries, mate, she'll be right!

As shown recently, Australia does actually have a few "worries, mate" — such as our fear of the ...  
Australia’s opaque offshore asylum policy on Nauru

Is the Commonwealth failing its duty to ensure basic human rights are met in Nauru? Joshua Dale ...  
Nauru manoeuvres

The closure of the Nauru Detention Centre will save the Commonwealth $1.3 billion, however its ...  
No longer Team Abbott — we are now Decent Family Australia

Should be more content now we have a shiny, bright, new prime minister, or do we need to look ...  
Julian Burnside: What sort of country are we?

Successive governments' inhumane treatment of asylum seekers does not reflect the sort of country ...  
Crime and punishment, the Liberal Party way

A thesis could be written on the Liberal Party and their definition of, and relationship to, the ...  
Will Turnbull be the first Australian PM to visit our offshore detention centres?

Will Malcolm Turnbull have the courage to face a similar contemporaneous issue head on and be the ...  
Total Border Farce: The dud minister and the Twitterati

Unless the Government and Border Force are utterly incompetent, a lot of people are lying about ...  
Australian Border Force raid massage parlours

A mass protest in Melbourne stopped Border Force harassing people in the streets over their visas ...  
Border Farce! Austasi police gangs rumble into Melbourne

Contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence has been imported into Australia on a 457 visa by ...  
Australia's Abu Ghraib moment

Allegations that asylum seekers are being waterboarded while held in detention in Nauru – and ...  
Prominent Muslim leader calls for locally-trained imams

Training Muslim imams domestically in Australia would see clerics grounded in Australian values ...  
Warning! Racist language

Confrontation is not always the better way, but we can’t ignore our shared responsibility to ...  
Flouting 'duty of care' to asylum seekers may result in huge damages claims

Recognition is growing that a number of feasible claims against the Commonwealth for failing to ...  
'Half a Step Forward': ALP policy on asylum seekers

There is more to the ALP policy on refugees and asylum than what we heard from the media, focused ...  
Asylum seeker debate: The battle for the heart of the Labor Party

The ALP is split between those who believe they can be more humanitarian towards asylum seekers ...  
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