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Amnesty International


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Research report

25 Sep 2007

The report commends the Syrian and Jordanian governments for largely keeping their borders open to date, but it criticises other states for doing too little to help them cope with the huge demands they face in meeting the needs of around two million Iraqi refugees whom they now host.

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Research report

07 Jun 2007

In Amnesty International's 2007 report on the state of the world's human rights the Australian government is one of the countries singled out for criticism for adopting 'the politics of fear' in relation to asylum seekers. Additionally Australia's refugee policies, violence against women and the...

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Article

25 Feb 2004

THE RECENT hunger strike and lip-stitching protest by detainees on the Pacific island of Nauru has again thrown the spotlight on Canberra’s harsh approach to asylum seekers. The hunger strikers are among 264 detainees still held in rudimentary camps in the tiny Republic of Nauru. In the final...

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Video lecture/presentation

Queen's Counsel, broadcaster and author Geoffrey Robertson has achieved international fame by defending high-profile cases, often representing victims of alleged human rights abuses. Here, at an event organised by Amnesty Australia, he gives a short history of human rights, from the Magna Carta...

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