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Afghanistan Situation Report - 6 March 2017

The Edmund Rice Centre has published the latest report in its Deported to Danger research project. With a significant number of Afghan people seeking asylum currently in the community or in offshore processing centres, this situation report is a useful resource for lawyers, refugee advocates, academics, journalists and anyone interested in the situation in Afghanistan. 

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Australia cannot rely on Trump - we must #BringThemHere - 2 February 2017

A coalition of human rights organisations have today called on the Federal Government and Opposition to end the political impasse and bring refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to safety in Australia, in light of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the US-Australia refugee resettlement arrangement.

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A message to Turnbull and Shorten: Put aside the politics and bring people to safety - 1 February 2017

Director of the Edmund Rice Centre and President of the Refugee Council of Australia Phil Glendenning has called on Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten to end the political impasse and bring the people on Manus Island and Nauru to safety in Australia, in light of reports that President Donald Trump is "still considering" whether the US-Australia refugee resettlement deal will proceed.

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