Accelerated processing · Amnesty International · Australian Asylum seeker policy · Australian Government · Deadline October 2016 · Get Up · LNP · Malcolm Turnbull · Peter Dutton

Five things you should know about Dutton’s new attack on people seeking asylum

  Elizabeth Anne Holt Elizabeth Anne Holt Agree, there are times lawyers need to step up for free just as doctors do regularly. Not the solution I know, the rest of us need to give more public support to wanting to let refugees join our community Like · Reply · 1 · 24 May at… Continue reading Five things you should know about Dutton’s new attack on people seeking asylum

Amnesty International · Australian Asylum seeker policy · Australian Government · Australian Imperialism · Nauru government · The Project · Torture

The Project on Offshore Detention on Nauru

Dear kids and friends on Nauru, The Project is a great television news show in Australia. In this piece about Nauru they use sarcasm. When the piece is finished the man who talks too much and clearly doesn’t understand what it takes to prove that you are a genuine refugee, is not using sarcasm. He’s… Continue reading The Project on Offshore Detention on Nauru

Amnesty International · Australian Asylum seeker policy · Detention harms children · Lateline · Messages for the kids · Nauru government

Interview on Lateline: Anna Neistat, Amnesty International

A damning report released tonight from Amnesty International which claims the Australian government is responsible for conditions on Nauru that amount to torture. http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2016/s4558233.htm 43 shares Comments Chris Brooke Wayne Neoh Like · Reply · 2 · 19 October 2016 at 05:19 Michael Clarke the extended incarceration, without trial, without hope, without communication, is of… Continue reading Interview on Lateline: Anna Neistat, Amnesty International

Amnesty International · Australian Asylum seeker policy · babies in detention on Nauru · International condemnation · no proper medical treatment · Sydney Morning Herald

Four of the most harrowing tales Amnesty International heard on Nauru, the ‘Island of Despair’ – SMH

Amnesty International’s new report, Island of Despair, outlines a series of allegations about life on Nauru for refugees and asylum seekers. The human rights group says it interviewed more than 50 refugees and asylum seekers, most of who have “disturbing, detailed accounts of the disintegration of their own or others’ mental health”. http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/four-of-the-most-harrowing-tales-amnesty-international-heard-on-nauru-the-island-of-despair-20161017-gs408j.html 60 shares… Continue reading Four of the most harrowing tales Amnesty International heard on Nauru, the ‘Island of Despair’ – SMH