This important case because represents a rare litigation win for an asylum seeker. He doesn’t automatically get the right to stay in Australia, but he’s won damages — and that’s unusual.
A Somali refugee shops for fresh produce at a market in the Hagadera camp within the sprawling Dadaab complex.
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By securitising refugees, in this case accusing them of instigating terror, the Kenyan government is compromising their social, economic and political rights as set out in international law.
A warehouse for flour preservation and distribution to refugees at a refugee camp in Ethiopia.
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Time in the camps does not move forward and educated refugees are stuck, without the opportunity to create a path for a better future.
Kyangwali Refugee Settlement and Reception Centre in Uganda.
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The country has been praised for the humane treatment of its vast refugee population. Now questions arise about how it can continue to do so without without assistance from aid workers.
A man seen walking through a market in Dadaab refugee camp. More than 200,000 refugees live there.
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On paper, refugees on Kenyan soil have the full protection of local and international laws and regulations. But much more needs to be done on the ground to bring them in from the fringes of society.
A migrant covered with a blanket passes in front of dumped garbage outside the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos, Greece, Jan. 21, 2020.
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Based on how other diseases have moved through refugee camps, there is an urgent need to protect refugees in camps and informal settlements from COVID-19.
Dagahaley – one of three camps that make up Kenya’s sprawling Dadaab refugee camp.
Many African countries host large numbers of asylum seekers. But should they be held in camps, or be allowed to integrate into cities?
The displaced populations within Ethiopia could destabilise the entire country.
Ethiopia’s internally displaced populations are a stain on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first term in office.
Under a new deal between the U.S. and Mexico, Mexico will send 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala to prevent migrants from continuing their northward journey toward the United States.
Mexico says it emerged from tariff negotiations in Washington with its ‘dignity intact.’ But that dignity comes at great cost to the migrants fleeing extreme violence in Central America.
Front pages from Australian newspapers covering terrorist attacks on the United States.
The 2001 federal election was a watershed moment for Australian national security that has set a policy agenda for almost two decades.
Syrian refugees in Haouch El Nabi in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon.
The intricacies of Lebanese politics mean Syrian refugees continue to be scapegoated.
A group of asylum seekers arrive at the temporary housing facilities at the border crossing Wednesday May 9, 2018 in St. Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec. Thousands of asylum seekers came into Canada illegally across the Canada-U.S. border in the first quarter of the year, but only a fraction were removed from the country during that time.
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The Safe Third Country Agreement between the United States and Canada was originally intended to deal with refugees seeking asylum. But recent U.S. developments mean the agreement’s days are numbered
How will our children view this period in Manus in the future?
Michelle Rooney, 2017
The detention centre for asylum seekers generated some economic benefits for Manus Islanders. But how would their forefathers have reasoned with the incarceration of men in exchange for development and money?
Human rights groups condemned the Indian government’s intention to deport around 40,000 refugees of the Rohingya Muslim minority, who had fled to India from Myanmar.
The recent move by Modi’s government to deport Rohingyas from India reveals the religious based-discrimination at the heart of the country’s refugee policies.
Refugees or migrants? When it comes to children who cross international borders without papers, there’s no easy answer.
There are refugees, there are migrants and then there are the millions of people who live in legal limbo because they defy easy categorisation. But everyone is just looking for a place to call home.
A dozen or so families or their disabled members are deported from Australia every year.
There has been little recognition of how western governments furthered separation of families with disabled children, through immigration policies that ignored postwar humanitarian ideals.
Australia provides permanent protection to thousands of refugees every year.
The term ‘genuine refugee’ is thrown around often, yet few know the complicated process of how someone is deemed to be one.
Nowhere to go: Syrian refugees at a settlement in eastern Lebanon.
As Donald Trump orders a temporary ban on most refugees to the US, here is what the international law says.
A display of life jackets worn by refugees during their crossing from Turkey to Greece.
The U.N. and other leaders met to discuss coordinating an international response to unprecedented numbers of refugees and migrants. Two migration experts examine issues the summits left unresolved.
San José, Costa Rica.
A new program seeks to divert Central Americans who are fleeing violence from crossing the U.S. border. An expert on Costa Rica explains why the tiny country was chosen and the challenges they face.