COVID-19 has created a temporary but desperate minority of Australians. These are the roughly 34,000 citizens overseas who say they are stranded.
The children of Canadians who have left to join the Islamic State are the subject of a fierce debate about Canada's obligation to their repatriation.
New Zealand and Australia have no prisoner transfer agreement. By negotiating one, we could deport the Christchurch terrorist and help resolve the trans-Tasman prisoner problem in the process.
In a surprising twist, Frozen 2 tackles the complicated issue of warped colonial narratives and the case for repatriation. A worthy feat, but how well does Disney pull it off?
Repatriations cannot be made solely on the terms and timeframes that suit European political whims.
New technology means museums can return items to their countries of origin while still representing those cultures in fair, interesting ways.
It's not always easy to work out where Aboriginal remains came from, but science can help.
A decade-long project to excavate a sod house from half a millennium ago has yielded nearly 100,000 artefacts.
Human rights organisations worry that the UNHCR may be helping refugees return to war zones and, as an enabler of repatriation, are helping Kenya to violate refugees' rights
Many of the men and women who left homes in the West to join ISIS or similar terrorist organizations in Syria and Iraq as fighters or supporters now want to come home. Should they be allowed back?
Protesters have urged a boycott of Sydney's current Real Bodies exhibition, over claims that it could display remains of executed Chinese political prisoners.
The decision to repatriate migrants is a welcome intervention. But, it fails to consider the fundamental causes.
Kenya says it will appeal a high court ruling blocking the closure of the Dadaab refugee camp. The country must now weigh national security against its international obligations.
Maintaining a large refugee population when the country is struggling to deal with its own challenges is a big ask