In November 2021, the human rights record of Papua New Guinea (PNG) will face scrutiny when the PNG Government appears before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva for the third periodic review of its human...
Detention of people seeking asylum in AustraliaIn Australia, anyone who does not have a valid visa is required to be detained. This means that people seeking asylum are generally detained, often for long and uncertain periods. There is no independent review of the decision to detain, and people have been detained for increasingly long periods. The detention of people seeking asylum under this regime is one of the harshest in the world, and causes terrible suffering. You can also find more information by type here.
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Leaving no-one behind: Ensuring people seeking asylum and refugees are included in COVID-19 strategies
Last updated on 9 April 2020 Since mid-March 2020, the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) has been hosting regular national meetings with refugee communities, frontline services and advocacy organisations, to discuss...