Australian Government sends Somali refugee rape victim back to Nauru detention facility

 Australian Government sends Somali refugee rape victim back to Nauru detention facility   “I was raped on Nauru.  I have been very sick.  I have never said that I did not want a termination.  I never saw a doctor.  I saw a nurse at a clinic but there was no counselling.  I saw a...

Press Release: Human Rights at Sea on Australian Senate Committee Report – Asylum Seekers Detained on Nauru

Press Release: Australian Senate Committee Recognises Breaches of Human Rights of Asylum Seekers Arriving by Sea Detained on Nauru For Immediate Release Human Rights at Sea has been following the investigations by the Australian Senate Committee concerning the detention of asylum seekers arriving by sea in the Nauru Regional Processing Centre. On 31 August...

Interview: Australia – The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Minister for Immigration and Border Protection

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Turning back boats where safe to do so, stopping the boats to help Iraqis and Syrians, counter terrorism, National Mosque Open Day Monday, 27 October 2014 Interview with Kieran Gilbert, AM Agenda Sky News Programme  Kieran Gilbert: Minister Morrison thanks for your time....

Australia: Children’s Rights at Sea: Detention of children by Australian Authorities

AUSTRALIA: REFUGEE CHILDREN IN DETENTION AN HRAS CASE STUDY Andrea Tang & David Hammond October 2014 Introduction “If children were treated in this way in Australia the child protection authorities would want to prosecute those who are looking after them” – Alistair Nicholson, Former Chief Justice of the Family Court Children, whether alone or...

HRAS Case Study: The Push Back Situation in Australia – Operation Sovereign Borders and “Stop the Boats”

THE PUSH BACK SITUATION IN AUSTRALIA A CASE STUDY ON HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES FOR INDONESIAN MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES TRYING TO SEEK REFUGE IN AUSTRALIA  Andrea Tang & David Hammond September 2014 PDF VERSION:    20140910-HRAS_Case_Study_The Push Back Situation in Australia   INTRODUCTION “This is a test of wills and Australia has lost. What counts...

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