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In support of the Canadian Council for Refugees “Proud to Protect Refugees” initiative leading up to Refugee Rights Day in Canada (April 4th, 2014), WUSC Guelph is running an information-spreading, knowledge-gaining, participation-encouraging campaign this week! 405 more words

Law overriden to penalise refugees - Frances Webber

Fifteen years after the High Court condemned the prosecution of refugees for using false documents in their quest for a place of safety and parliament provided a statutory defence, they are still being wrongly convicted and sent to prison. 662 more words

International Law

Sudan and Egypt Accused of Trafficking and Torture of Refugees

Since 2004, hundreds of thousands of Eritreans have fled their home country to escape government repression. Yet increasingly, in the past three years, they have found themselves subject to human trafficking and put in circumstances worse than those they had left behind. 506 more words

Political & Civil Rights

Direct Provision, Refugee Rights and can you break into Fortress Europe?

Recently we had an enlightening talk from Nick from the Irish Refugee Council. He explained to us the process that refugees have to go through in Ireland. 218 more words

Audio package from #lightthedark vigil for the murder on Manus Island of asylum seeker Rezi Berati

On Sunday 23 February, more than 20,000 Australians turned out across the country and around the world to spread light during a dark time in Australian history. 43 more words

Refugee Rights

Project 365 Grateful; Day 14 - compassion

Today’s #365grateful letter is more of an activist “Close the Detention Centres” letter to Australia’s Minister for Immigration, Scott Morrison. I’m grateful to have been part of a candlelight vigil, with over 15,000 Australians tonight. 260 more words

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Project 365 Grateful; Day 12 - "No human being is illegal" (Elie Wiesel)

I honestly didn’t know which to choose in today’s 365 grateful post. I realised that I have been posting recently a lot of “food related” posts, so I didn’t know if I wanted to post yet another photo of yet another meal (but quick note, yummy pizza is yummy. 283 more words

Project 365 Grateful