Behrouz Boochani photographed on Manus Island.
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Behrouz Boochani wrote his memoir of incarceration on Manus Island one text message at a time. Translating this work of 'horrific surrealism' from Farsi to English was a profoundly philosophical experience.
One of the world's worst refugee crises is still unfolding, and conditions on the ground have barely improved.
The Walk Together marches across Australia in 2015 showed how welcoming regional communities are to refugees.
New research shows that refugees in regional Queensland have found it very easy to make friends and feel safe and comfortable raising children in their communities.
Eritrean refugees in Israel.
All Eritrean men between the ages of 18 – 50 have to serve in the army for more than 20 years, forcing thousands to flee. But things look set to change.
Statelessness in Thailand is a complex issue: the stateless population includes members of northern hill tribes, children of migrants who were born in Thailand and refugees for bordering countries.
Last month's epic cave rescue has drawn attention to the issue of statelessness in Thailand - a crisis the country is trying to resolve urgently, especially for stateless children.
The United Nations says the number of forcibly displaced persons around the world has risen to 68.5 million.
States' approaches to challenges of forced displacement and migration often fail to acknowledge a sometimes competing, but always essential, consideration – the basic dignity of the human person.
Reham (aged nine) and her sister Fatima (age seven) have lived most of their lives as refugees in Lebanon.
Abdul Aziz al-Khalaf
Reham and her family are among an estimated 1.5m Syrian refugees living in limbo in Lebanon.
Elin Ersson was accused of frightening children – but it's more likely that she inspired them.
Students and community activists at Northeastern University called on the school to nix an ICE contract.
AP Photo/Sarah Betancourt
Even when federal contractors stir public outrage, the government probably should be under fire.
Adul Sam-on (right) during the rescue operation.
Handout: Thai Navy Seals.
There are at least 400,000 stateless people living in Thailand – many of them young, like Adul. Here's what their lives are like.
Waiting at the asylum registration centre at the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.
Newly proposed 'controlled centres' in the EU must not breach migrants' human rights.
A welcome class for immigrants in Berlin, Germany.
Scholars who study trust and cooperation designed a game to find out what it would take to get citizens to support refugees coming to their country.
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The 20th-century philosopher Hannah Arendt wrote how refugees, in the absence of legal rights, were forced to live in a state of 'absolute lawlessness.' Her words matter today.
Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull has relied on Nauru President Baron Waqa to house hundreds of asylum seekers and refugees turned away from Australia.
Is Malcolm Turnbull too beholden to Nauru to intervene after the country refuses to grant a visa to Australia's state broadcaster?
Staying in a violent home country can be lethally dangerous – but thanks to European governments, sending family abroad is far from a guaranteed escape.
The committee will review Australia’s compliance with our obligations under the women’s rights treaty.
Australia's record on women's rights will come under scrutiny, including its treatment of Indigenous women and girls, sexual harassment and violence against women.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders (L) and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen
Trump administration officials falsely claim the law required them to separate immigrant families. The same excuse was used in the Nazi era to bar hundreds of thousands of refugees from the US.
Green spaces and meaningful tasks are both good for mental health.
Gardening not only provides nutritious food, but a reminder of home for refugees.
Villawood Detention Centre, NSW. There are currently 200 asylum seeker children in detention, in Australia and offshore.
Australian Human Rights Commission
Over 200 children are still in asylum seeker detention within Australia and offshore – so why aren't we more outraged about that?
Anthony Albanese is considered the Labor party’s only leadership alternative to Bill Shorten.
Albanese's speech comes against a background of speculation that Bill Shorten's leadership could be under pressure if the party performs badly at the Super Saturday byelections.