September 2020 media

The Federal Government would not pass its own values test
(Independent Australia) 28 September 2020

Refugee groups make last-ditch appeal to stop ‘self-defeating’ mobile phone ban
(The Sydney Morning Herald) 27 September 2020

106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees: Fr Frank’s Homily
(Catholic Outlook) 27 September 2020

Australia’s migration and refugee programs go under Budget microscope
(The New Daily) 25 September 2020

A judge called our immigration minister a ‘criminal’ and the government doesn’t seem to care (Junkee) 25 September 2020

Judge rules that acting immigration minister Alan Tudge unlawfully deprived an Afghan asylum seeker of his liberty
(The Saturday Paper) 24 September 2020

Immigration minister ‘criminal’ on asylum seeker’s detention, federal court rules
(The New Daily) 23 September 2020

Refugees among immigration detainees transferred to recently reopened Christmas Island (SBS) 23 September 2020

Scott Morrison faces pressure to sack Alan Tudge after scathing Federal Court decision
(Daily Telegraph) 23 September 2020

Detainee to UN secretary-general: ‘The refugee convention has lost all meaning’
(Green Left Weekly) 22 September 2020

Refugees among immigration detainees transferred to recently reopened Christmas Island (SBS) 22 September 2020

Sri Lankan refugee detained by Australia for 11 years despite government ruling he’s owed protection (The Guardian) 22 September 2020

‘White Australia’ Policy Lives On in Immigrant Detention
(The New York Times) 20 September 2020

Why the Australian Refugee Council’s residency proposal should be opposed
(Red Flag) 21 September 2020

Writing Through Fences: Behrouz Boochani
(The Saturday Paper – paywall) 19 September 2020

This man must be freed (The Saturday Paper – paywall) 19 September 2020

More refugees leave Nauru for resettlement
(Radio New Zealand RNZ) 18 September 2020

Q&A with Archibald finalist Angus McDonald who painted the Behrouz Boochani portrait (Echonetdaily- northern NSW) 18 September 2020

More refugees leave Nauru for resettlement
(RNZ) 18 September 2020

Australia should think twice before asking desperate people to pick fruit for their freedom (The Guardian) 16 September 2020

Australia to appear before UN Rights Council in January
(Human Rights Watch) 16 September 2020

With our borders shut, this is the ideal time to overhaul our asylum seeker policies (The Conversation) 15 September 2020

With our borders shut, this is the ideal time to overhaul our
asylum seeker policies
(The Conversation) 15 September 2020

MPs back proposal to give refugees residency for fruit picking
(SMH) 14 September 2020

Australians complain about weeks in quarantine. I’ve been in immigration detention for almost eight years (The Guardian) 14 September 2020

Fears for immigration detainees as new figures reveal hundreds
of self-harm incidents in 2020
(SBS) 14 September 2020

‘I need freedom’: refugees approved for resettlement stranded on Nauru as processing stalls (Guardian) 13 September 2020

What price freedom? An Afghan Hazara refugee reflects on the sacrifices needed to feel safe (ABC News) 13 September 2020

Lambie outsourcing casting vote on asylum seeker phone ban to public poll
(SMH) 13 September 2020

Dutton is turfing vulnerable refugees out onto the street mid-pandemic
(Sydney Criminal Lawyers) 11 September 2020

Refugee women and girls championing fight against human rights violations
(UNSW Newsroom) 11 September 2020

Policies should better support people trapped in long-term refugee situations
(The Conversation) 11 September 2020

Dutton set to evict asylum seekers, including 284 children
(The Big Smoke Australia) 11 September 2020

A court victory for an injured worker has brought to light other serious issues for workers at a recycling company in Dandenong
(The Age) 10 September 2020

Nauru refugees decline medical transfers out of fear
(RNZ) 10 September 2020

‘Mental torture’: Muslim immigration detainees say they haven’t been given halal food for more than a year (SBS) 10 September 2020

Women facing violence need protection and their visa status shouldn’t matter
(Crikey) 7 September 2020

The Great Escape: a daring plan to spirit a refugee out of detention
(ABC Australian Story) 7 September 2020

For the refugees Australia imprisons, music is liberation, life and defiance
(The Guardian) 7 September 2020

Stranded refugees plead with Australia to ease COVID-19 border closures
(Voice of America) 7 September 2020

Bringing relief and a hand up to refugees
The Australian Jewish News 7 September 2020

Every phone a lifeline
Green Left Weekly 3 September 2020

Refugee high schoolers offered early access to study law in Australian first
(globalcitizen.org) 3 September 2020

‘We’re not criminals’: Asylum seekers fight government push to take their phones away (SBS) 1 September 2020

Doctors call on government to stop punishing refugees
(Mirage News) 2 September 2020

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