Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said the incident happened May 2, and the behavior of those detained on the small island – where Australia sends asylum-seekers arriving by boat – was intensifying
The world’s island states will come to the United Nations not only to sign the Paris climate deal but to be first in line to make sure it goes into force
UNITED NATIONS (Apr. 22, 2016) — With their very existence under threat from climate change, the world’s island states come to the United Nations on Friday, April 22, not only to sign the Paris climate deal but to be first in line to make sure it goes into force.
Momentum builds across the country against offshore Pacific camps for processing refugees
SYDNEY, Australia (Feb. 14, 2016) — An Australian hospital has refused to return an asylum-seeker baby back to detention in Nauru, as momentum built across the country on Sunday, February 14, against offshore Pacific camps for processing refugees.
Anglican Dean of Brisbane: ‘So this is really a moral stand and it wouldn’t be a good look, I don’t think, for someone to enter a church and to drag people away’
SYDNEY, Australia (Feb. 4, 2016) — Australian church leaders Thursday, February 4, said they would offer sanctuary to asylum-seekers facing removal to a remote Pacific camp, vowing to defy the government’s harsh immigration rules.