06 March 2017

Regional Focus: Australia


Call for commentary: Asylum Insight [info]
- Analysis of issues relevant to Australian asylum policy are sought. No deadline indicated.


Australia’s Refugee Policy an Opportunity for the ICC to Combat Image of Bias (Just Security Blog, March 2017) [text]

Boat Arrivals and Boat 'Turnbacks' in Australia since 1976: A Quick Guide to the Statistics (Parliamentary Library of Australia, updated Jan. 2017) [text]

Explainer: How Australia Decides Who is a Genuine Refugee (The Conversation, Feb. 2017) [text]

"Manus and Nauru: This is How Rest of the World Sees Australia's Refugee Policy," Australian Financial Review, 1 March 2017 [text]

Refugee Alternatives: Improving Policy, Practice and Public Support, Sydney, 22-23 February 2017 [info]
- Presentations are expected to become available in mid-March. In the meantime, video of the plenary session is available here.

Seven Facts about Papua New Guinea Refugees (Borgen Project, March 2017) [text]

State of the Nation 2017: Refugees and People Seeking Asylum in Australia (Refugee Council of Australia, Feb. 2017) [text]

"Thousands of Asylum Seekers Given Days to Lodge Complex Applications or Face Loss of Rights," The Guardian, 26 Feb. 2017 [text]

To Close Camps, Australia Must Not Send Asylum Seekers Back to Danger (Refugees Deeply, Feb. 2017) [text]

"US Officials Not Yet Authorized to Vet Pacific Refugees," Washington Post, 27 Feb. 2017 [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (17 Feb. 2017)

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