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Media reports about refugees and asylum seekers

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  • 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…

  • Oct 2019 media stories

    The silent struggle of refugees in Indonesia Registered asylum seekers pitch tents in Central Jakarta; most were previously housed but faced little option following declining support from the Australian government and the Indonesian Organization for Migration. (Jakarta Post) 31 October 2019. Queensland coroner orders Nauru refugee death inquest to resume for more evidence (SBS News)…

  • Sept 2019 media stories

    Manus men’s ‘dehumanising’ detention continues (RNZ News) 1 October 2019 Refugee groups ‘deeply concerned’ by ‘secret report’ on resettlement of humanitarian migrants (SBS News) 30 September 2019 Flight from Manus (ABC News) 30 September 2019 Secret report urged Morrison government to create ‘more positive narrative’ on refugees SMH 29 September 2019 ‘Feel like I’m living…

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