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Media reports about refugees and asylum seekers

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  • February 2020 media stories

    ‘I never said I want to go to Australia’: Behrouz Boochani rejects Peter Dutton barring him from the country (SBS) 29 Feb 2020 Behrouz Boochani’s book, No Friend But The Mountains, to be made into a film (The Guardian) 24 Feb 20 Refugee and Indigenous Australian experiences drawn together in exhibition by artist Vernon Ah…

  • January 2020 media stories

    ‘Now we’ll be a leper colony’: Christmas Island, forever a troubled paradise (The Age) 31 January 2020 Coronavirus ‘shock’: Biloela family knew nothing of Christmas Island evacuation plan (Guardian Australia) 30 January 2020 Biloela family is ‘very worried’ about coronavirus Christmas Island plan (Crikey – paywall) 30 January 2020 UN ruling could be a game-changer…

  • Dec 2019 media stories

    ‘Looking back, I realise I was naive’: reporting on the refugee crisis (The Guardian) 31 December 2019 China took their parents: the Uighur refugee children of Turkey (Yahoo News) 31 December 2019 Darebin City Council Offers Refugees and Asylum Seekers Free Access to Leisure Services (Australian Leisure Management) 30 December 2019 More asylum seekers arrive…

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