Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • UN refugee agency condemns Australia’s offshore detention regime

    UNHCR finds new policies since ‘PNG solution’ have made things worse for asylum seekers, who suffer inhumane treatment Oliver Laughland in Canberra theguardian.com, Tuesday 26 November 2013 21.00 AEST The UNHCR report has shed light on conditions on Nauru. Photograph: Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has published two damning assessments of Australia’sRead more

  • Children held in adult prisons without charge

    As the Australian government provides high level support to the 14 year old Australian boy and his family in Indonesia, could they spare a thought for the 14 year old Indonesian boys locked up in Australia who have no parents to support them. There are around 50 Indonesian teenagers under 18 currently locked up inRead more

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