Nov 2019 media stories

More than 5,000 doctors urge Jacqui Lambie to ‘save medevac’ in open letter to Parliament (SBS) 28 November 2019.

Federal Court throws out government’s Nauru medevac appeal
(SBS News) 28 November 2019.

Catholic religious call for government to protect Medevac bill
(Catholic Leader) 27 November 201.

This is what it’s like to be a refugee transferred to Australia for medical treatment (SBS) 27 November 2019.

No written record of advice that led to Biloela family’s detention on Christmas Island (The Guardian) 27 November 2019.

‘There have been some very protracted delays’: Concerns aired about asylum applications (SBS) 26 November 2019.

Dozens of refugee medical transfers held up by Nauru’s controversial approval system (Guardian Australia) 25 November 2019

Wilson Security settles out of court with refugee who alleges Nauru guard raped her (Guardian Australia) 25 November 2019

Secret refugee settlement report reveals plans to better support migrants
(SBS News) 23 November 2019.

Pope Francis says ‘every nation’ should be fighting to protect rights of migrants and refugees (Newsweek) 22 November 2019.

Inside Australia’s refugee prison camp in PNG
(Green Left Weekly) 21 November, 2019.

A visit among the men of Manus
(Catholic Outlook) 19 November 2019.

‘See the devastation’: Craig Foster pleads for medevac to be preserved (Guardian Australia) 19 November 2019

Peter Dutton says Behrouz Boochani will never be let into Australia
(Junkee) 19 November 2019.

‘People will die’ – Behrouz Boochani’s grim warning to Bomana asylum seekers
(1NewsNow NZ) 18 November 2019.

Conditions in Australian-funded PNG immigration centre ‘worse than prison’
(SBS) 17 November 2019.

Manus Island freedom fighter: I want safety, and a simple life
(Stuff.co.nz) 17 November 2019.

Conditions in Australian-funded PNG immigration centre ‘worse than prison’, human rights groups say (SBS News) 16 November 2019

Newly-freed Behrouz Boochani slams Australian refugee policies
(Aljazeera) 16 November 2019.

This is what it’s like to be an LGBTIQ+ asylum seeker in Australia
(SBS) 16 November 2019.

Defend Medevac to save lives, say protesters
(Green Left Weekly) 15 November 2019.

Please, Jacqui Lambie, it’s down to you: let Medevac go on saving lives
(Sydney Morning Herald) 14 November 2019.

A long flight to freedom: how refugee Behrouz Boochani finally left his island jail behind (Guardian Australia) 14 November 2019.

New policy brief takes an in-depth look at protected entry for refugees
(Newsroom – UNSW) 14 November 2019.

Inside ScoMo’s billion-dollar visa privatisation
(michaelwest.com.au) 14 November 2019.

Behrouz Boochani, voice of Manus Island refugees, is free in New Zealand (Guardian Australia) 14 November 2019.

Papua New Guinea: detainees denied lawyers, family access
(Human Rights Watch) 13 November 2019.

‘Designed to torture’: asylum seeker chooses Iranian prison over PNG
detention centre
(The Guardian ) 11 November 2019.

Medevac supporters take to the streets.
(7NEWS) 9 November 2019.

Canada ‘like a dream’ for refugee who spent 6 years in Australia’s Manus Island camp. (CBC – Canada) 8 November 2019.

PNG visit affirms need for safe, secure pathways for refugees and people seeking asylum. (Catholic Outlook) 8 November 2019.

National Refugee rallies say “hands off Medevac”.
(Scoop NZ) 8 November 2019.

Canadian Aussies save refugees from PNG prison fate.
(Radio New Zealand) 8 November 2019.

Asylum seekers: Armidale residents to hold overnight vigil for Medevac.
(The Armidale Express) 7 November 2019.

Canada welcomes asylum seeker who spent 6 years in Australian detention centre. (CTV News – Canada) 6 November 2019.

Against Our Oath: disturbing doco depicting dark truths for refugee doctors opens in Tasmania. (P) (Hobart Mercury) 6 November 2019.

‘Someone has to do it’: Australians sponsor refugees into Canada
A unique program that allows individuals to privately sponsor refugees.
(9News-SMH) 3 November 2019.

Australia flew a refugee with a contaminated cavity from an island detention camp to Taiwan
The details lay bare the incredible and high priced lengths Australia has absent to in order to hold ill detainees absent from its shores.
(GoTechDaily – blog) 3 November 2019.

A hundred twenty five individuals were staffing an empty detention centre
This is what they all did.
(GoTechDaily – blog) 2 November 2019.

Another Labor Of Lies On ‘Plane Arrivals’ And Worker Exploitation
Even on its own terms, the ‘plane arrival’ rhetoric does not hang together.
(New Matilda) 1 November 2019.