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British government imprisons raped refugee women, causing self-harm

This video from England says about itself:

Yarl’s Wood: Undercover in the secretive immigration detention centre | Channel 4 News

2 March 2015

The treatment of detainees inside the notorious…

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Human Rights

17 years in a refugee camp: on the trail of a dodgy statistic

I haven’t previously written much about refugees and refugee camps, though they’re the subject of my current research (and much of my teaching): I dimly aspire to set up a specific blog for that, but as yet it doesn’t exist. 1,257 more words

Eleanor Davey

Quest For Compassion

This video assessment was produced by human rights student Margaret Spivey and directed by inspiring filmmaker Michael Mitchell.The following presentation explores the issues around refugees and Australia’s policies and how it is viewed as impacting basic human rights. 42 more words


Dispatches from Facebook: Statelessness in Australia

Since the Dominican Republic‘s movement to deport massive portions of its own populations, I’ve grown more interested in following the issues of statelessness and refugees worldwide. 437 more words


Child Labour among Syrian Refugees

With the conflict in Syria has killed more than 220,000 people and displacing half of the population the effect has been terrible for the children Affected. 42 more words

Guest Bloggers

Delayed Gratification: Issue 18

The new issue of Delayed Gratification, the world’s only slow journalism publication, is out now.

Issue 18 — which covers world events that happened in January, February and March 2015 — features a look at what happened next for French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a guide on de-extincting (is that a word?) the mammoth plus how to preserve Iraq’s Sherwood Forest. 206 more words

Australia's Treatment of Refugees Just Got Uglier

In May, ten asylum seekers launched a High Court challenge against the Federal Government. The Human Rights Law Centre, representing the refugees, argued that the government had no clear legislative authority for offshore detainment, making it illegal. 567 more words