Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • They abducted my son and sent him away to be tortured

    They abducted my son and sent him away to be tortured. Not the KGB. Not the Gestapo. Not the Taliban. It was my government. Ironically the confirmation came on the Australia Day holiday. “Please remove all my information and my picture from any website because make trouble for me and make danger for my lifeRead more

  • JULIAN BURNSIDE: Australia’s Refugee Policy: Are We Getting it Right?

    The following YouTube video is of Barrister Julian Burnside’s closing address on Saturday 15 September at the Migration 2012 Conference, Menzies Sydney Hotel.  While this conference was in 2012, the issues covered by Julian Burnside  are very relevant today. [niceyoutubelite id=”mGUOyhX0kNI” aspect_ratio=”16:9″]Read more

  • Most asylum seeker rioters turned out to be refugees

    MOST asylum seekers detained during the Christmas Island and Villawood riots were later found to be refugees, new data shows, challenging an inquiry finding that blamed the unrest on increasing numbers of rejected detainees who would not accept the umpire’s decision. Department of Immigration data shows 88 per cent of asylum seekers who arrived byRead more

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