17 May 2017

Regional Focus: Australia

2017-2018 Federal Budget: What It Means for Refugees and People Seeking Humanitarian Protection (Refugee Council of Australia, May 2017) [text]
- See also a shorter analysis from the Kaldor Centre.

Australia's Forcible Deportations of Unwell Asylum Seekers: Legal Obligations (Jurist, May 2017) [text]

Casenote: Plaintiff M96A/2016 & Anor v. Commonwealth of Australia & Anor [2017] HCA 16 (Kaldor Centre, May 2017) [text]
- "The case concerns the Commonwealth’s detention of asylum seekers transferred to Australia from Nauru to receive medical treatment."

"Comparing Cooperation on Migration Control: Italy–Libya and Australia–Indonesia," Irish Yearbook of International Law, vol. X (Forthcoming) [preprint via SSRN]

"Demographic and Ideological Correlates of Negative Attitudes towards Asylum Seekers: A Meta-analytic Review," Australian Journal of Psychology, Early View, 5 May 2017 [full-text via ResearchGate]

For a Rights-based Response to Asylum Seekers (The Monthly Blog, April 2017) [text]
- Note: This post is part of a longer thread. For an overview, follow the links provided at the beginning of the post.

In the Firing Line: Shooting at Australia's Refugee Centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (Amnesty International, May 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants on His Mission to Australia and the Regional Processing Centres in Nauru, UN Doc. No. A/HRC/35/25/Add.3 (UN Human Rights Council, April 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Revealed: Year-long Campaign to Make Conditions Harsher for Manus Refugees," The Guardian, 17 May 2017 [text]

"The Sri Lankan Civil War and Australia's Migration Policy Response: A Historical Case Study with Contemporary Implications," Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, vol. 4, no. 2 (May 2017) [open access]

What’s Next for Nauru? (Lowy Interpreter, April 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: Australia (27 April 2017)

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