A Settlement, not a Solution.

By Sarah Yigit The Nauru and Manus Island offshore detention centres have been at the cornerstone of continuous controversy. A class action brought against the Australian Commonwealth on behalf of 1923 asylum seekers and refugees detained on Manus Island has… Continue Reading

The Forgotten Women on Nauru

By Emily Treeby Last month, Federal Liberal MP Russel Broadbent endorsed in parliament the message of the #BringThemHere campaign. The Victorian moderate broke ranks with government policy and called for refugees in offshore detention to be resettled permanently in Australia.… Continue Reading

Gender-based violence on Nauru

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By Idil Mohamud and Sophie Hantz The island of Nauru is just 21 square kilometres in size, and its population stands at approximately 10,000, of which over 1000 are refugees or asylum seekers who have been sent there by the… Continue Reading

Offshore Detention Crisis Highlights the need to Ratify OPCAT

By Thomas Weston Week after week, Australians are confronted by tragic scenes in the media that expose the inhumanity of Australia‚Äôs policy of mandatory offshore detention for boat arrivals without a valid visa. A 23-year-old Iranian man named Omid recently… Continue Reading