Topic: Refugee Action Coalition
Riots at Australia’s immigration detention centers have pushed Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s government to take new measures on asylum-seekers. But critics say they don't target the fundamental reasons for the unrest.
05/11/2011 10:15 am
Refugee advocates fear Australia will get even tougher on asylum seekers following the Christmas Island shipwreck, which killed at least 30 refugees – many from Iran and Iraq.
12/17/2010 10:14 am
Terrorism & Security Christmas Island boat tragedy fuels debate over Australian policy on asylum seekers
Australia is struggling to balance humanitarian responsibilities to asylum seekers with national concerns about the economic impact of their migration.
12/15/2010 01:37 pm