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The agreement hammered out in Brussels on Friday creates fresh uncertainty and renewed danger for refugees
It would be easy to lose count of the European Council meetings convened in recent months to devise a concerted response to the arrival of refugees in...
The Australian government’s Anti-Terrorism Bill (No 2) 2005 authorised the Australian Federal Police to use control orders and preventative detention in dealing with suspected terrorist threats. Although Australia had experience with preventative detention and control orders during both world wars, this historical perspective did not...
Klaus Neumann uses two recent incidents – the asylum request by the Chinese diplomat Chen Yonglin in May 2005, and the discovery of four stowaways on an Australia-bound cargo ship some six months later – to delve into the history and meaning of asylum in Australia.
Between 1962 and 1973, thousands of refugees crossed from the Indonesian-controlled western half of the island of New Guinea into the Australian-controlled eastern half. Klaus Neumann looks at how and why the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees effectively condoned Australia’s policies, which were influenced...
Since the end of the Second World War, Australia has formally resettled over 800,000 refugees. Their settlement has been the subject of a significant amount of research. This bibliography lists a total of 1451 postgraduate theses, books, book chapters, journal articles and reports, including 644...
“FROM a vantage point in the First World, debates around refugees carry a strong whiff of parochialism,” Peter Gatrell observes in his excellent new book, The Making of the Modern Refugee. That is certainly true in Australia. Leaving aside the fact that only about two...
This article tries to test the assumption that asylum seeker policy is guided by public opinion. It analyses events in November and December 1977 during the final stages of the federal election campaign.