26 January 2014

Regional Focus: Australia


National Boat Day, 27 January 2014 [info]
- "National Boat Day is a response to the Australian Government’s inhumane treatment of asylum seeker boat arrivals and the rhetoric of 'boat fear' in Australian politics and the media."  See also the day's Facebook page and follow #notscaredanymore on Twitter.


"Advocates Mark 60th Anniversary of Refugee Convention," SBS News, 22 Jan. 2014 [text]

Boat Arrivals in Australia: A Quick Guide to the Statistics (Parliamentary Library of Australia, Jan. 2014) [text]

Children in Immigration Detention (Australian Human Rights Commission, Jan. 2014) [text]

Complementary Protection in Australia: A Review of the Jurisprudence (Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, Dec. 2013) [text]

Explainer: The Legal Implications of 'Tow-backs' (The Conversation, Jan. 2014) [text]

*"A Sometimes Dangerous Convergence: Refugee Law, Human Rights Law and the Meaning of 'Effective Protection'," Macquarie Law Journal, vol. 12 (2013) [full-text]

Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights: Complementary Protection (Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, Dec. 2013) [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: Asia Pacific (17 Jan. 2014)

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