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Four Corners and Amnesty International report revelations must be the final straw - 18 October 2016

Last night’s episode of Four Corners and the release of a major report by Amnesty International must be the final straw for Australia’s offshore processing policies.

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Manus Island deportations amount to refoulement - 7 October 2016

Confirmation that the deportation of people currently on Manus Island will commence this month is deeply concerning and represents a breach of Australia’s non-refoulement obligations, according to the Edmund Rice Centre.

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Prime Minister Turnbull’s refugee announcements are a good start – but more must be done - 21 September 2016

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement that Australia will permanently maintain its annual humanitarian intake of 18,750 is a good start - but must not mask the ‘elephant in the room’ that is the desperate plight of refugees on Manus Island and Nauru. 

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