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Links to media articles on refugee, asylum seeker and immigration policy news
The human rights cost doesn’t seem to be enough for the Australian Government to shutdown offshore processing and onshore mandatory detention of refugees & asylum seekers. Here’s a reminder of how much money it’s costing the Australian taxpayer.
Offshore detention costs taxpayers up to $573,000 each person a year, report finds
via The Guardian Australian Edition Tuesday 3 December 2019
Militarization threatens livelihood of local communities
Tim Costello says indefinite detention of asylum seekers is 'torture'
Time to embrace the potential refugees offer Australia
Peter Dutton's Refugee Comments Reminded Me Of A Racist Bumper Sticker
Election 2016: 'Urban myth' behind George Christensen's no refugees stance
Why is the cost of hosting refugees falling on the world's poorest states?
Manus Island: Asylum seekers and refugees no longer in detention, PNG authorities say
SRI LANKA/WORLD – Torture is a common practice in Sri Lanka – UN Special Rapporteur on torture
5 February 2016
PM must protect asylum seekers: Brisbane rally
via Brisbane Times
8 April 2015
Immigration Department aware of sexual abuse allegations against children for 17 months but failed to act, say former Nauru workers
via ABC News
17 February 2015
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