Tag: offshore detention

  • Nauru Files: Why Does this Policy Continue and What Can We do About it?

    Nauru Files: Why Does this Policy Continue and What Can We do About it?

       By Azadeh Dastyari On 10 August, The Guardian newspaper published the Nauru files,  approximately 2000 leaked incident reports from the Australian funded and operated detention centre on Nauru where men, women and children seeking Australia’s protection from harm are selected by our government and sent indefinitely. The more than 8000 pages of accounts paint […]

  • Operation Sovereign Borders and the “Drownings Argument”

    Operation Sovereign Borders, offshore detention and the ‘drownings argument’ Sarah Joseph, Monash University This article is based on Sarah Joseph’s presentation to the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law’s 2015 conference, delivered on July 24. On the day of the release of the Human Rights Commission’s report into children in detention, Prime Minister Tony Abbott […]