26 November 2012

Focus: Oceania

Various reactions to Australia's asylum policies:

  • From two human rights organizations: Nauru Camp a Human Rights Catastrophe with No End in Sight (Amnesty International)  [text]; End Offshore Transfer of Migrant Children (Human Rights Watch) [text]
  • From an international organization: UNHCR Calls for Compassion and Legal Principles to be at Centre of Policy Responses [access]
  • From a media group: The Conversation [access]
  • From an overseas news network: Canada.com [access]
  • From a refugee advocacy group: Refugee Council of Australia’s Response to Minister of Immigration [access via BroCAP]

If you would like to have a chance to sound off on asylum issues in Australia, consider submitting a piece to Right Now: Human Rights in Australia.  The deadline is 10 December 2012.

Other publications:

The Last Mile: Experiences of Settlement and Attitudes to Return among People from South Sudan in Australia (STATT, Nov. 2012) [text]
- See also related blog post.

Refugees in Western Australia: Settlement and Integration (Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre, Aug. 2012) [text]

Review of Refugee Decision Making within the Current POD Process (Australian Dept. of Immigration and Citizenship, June 2012) [text]
- POD stands for "Protection Obligations Determination."

Settling In: Refugees in Nelson (Nelson Multicultural Council, Oct. 2012) [text]
- Note: Nelson is in New Zealand.

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities. 

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