Asylum Seekers

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Australia's Asylum Policy: Teenage Detainees' Plight Shines Light on Regime
Laughland, Oliver
Human rights groups say Coalition's hardline approach to immigration flies in the face of international law.
Building a Solidarity City
A Solidarity City is the creation of a community that rejects a system that engenders poverty and anguish, not solely for immigrants and refugees, but also for other Montrealers confronting these same...
Double standards: Do all journalist lives matter?
Mandhai, Shafik
Little attention is paid to reporters from the Global South who are killed, abused, or left stranded by foreign media.
A Letter from North America – Our Migrant Crisis
Tate, Ernest
This is the third of Ernie Tate’s letters to Left Unity detailing and analysing the struggles against Trump as they emerge on the other side of the pond.
Rau, Carsten; Wendler, Hauke
The story of Latvians who sought asylum in Germany, their lives there, and the consequences when harsh immigration policies suddenly tear them apart in this critique of laws written and applied withou...

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MEAA concerned by media restrictions on asylum seeker policy
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The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate, the Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) in raising strong concerns about the media restrictions that surround Australia's...
Right of asylum
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Right of asylum (or political asylum) is an ancient juridical notion, under which a person persecuted for political opinions or religious beliefs in his or her own country may be protected by another ...
Venezuela, Nicaragua and Bolivia offer asylum to Edward Snowden
Watts, Jonathan
President Maduro offers to protect NSA whistleblower 'from persecution by the empire' and rejects US extradition request.