17 February 2017

Regional Focus: Australia

"Australia Increases Pressure, Cash Offers for PNG Asylum Seekers to Return Home," Reuters, 14 Feb. 2017 [text]

A Comparison of Coalition and Labor Government Asylum Policies in Australia since 2001 (Parliamentary Library of Australia, updated Feb. 2017) [text]

Contextualizing the Reasonableness Test of Internal Relocation in International Refugee Law: Empirical Analysis of Decisions of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal of Australia concerning Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka (SSRN, Jan. 2017) [text]

Diversity Welcomed in Australia, U.S. Despite Uncertainty over Muslim Integration (Pew Research, Feb. 2017) [text]

"Docility and Desert: Government Discourses of Compassion in Australia’s Asylum Seeker Debate," Journal of Sociology, OnlineFirst, 7 Feb. 2017 [free full-text]

"Manus Island Detention Centre to Close by Year's End, Inquest Told," The Guardian, 15 Feb. 2017 [text]

"The Protection of Asylum Seekers in Australian-Pacific Offshore Processing: The Legal Deficit of Human Rights in a Nodal Reality," Human Rights Law Review, vol. 17, no. 1 (March 2017) [postprint]
- Note: The text is currently under embargo.

The Situation in Nauru and Manus Island: Liability for Crimes against Humanity in the Detention of Refugees and Asylum Seekers, Communiqué to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (Global Legal Action Network & Stanford International Human Rights Clinic, Feb. 2017) [text]
- See also related Guardian news story.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (24 Jan. 2017)

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