Guided by Justice and Compassion

  • Report of Gillian Trigg’s talk at Springwood

    Report of Gillian Trigg’s talk at Springwood

    It was a full house at the Blue Mountains Theatre in Springwood on Wednesday 30 November to hear Professor Gillian Triggs and Madeleine Gleeson. The current climate, Professor Triggs said, is that the government and the media in general are no longer interested in the facts of the treatment of asylum seekers as revealed in reports such as the Human Rights Commission’s inquiry into children in immigration detention, The Forgotten Children. Instead, refugees are used as political pawns by the major parties to win votesRead more

  • “Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru” by  Madeline Gleeson

    “Offshore: Behind the wire on Manus and Nauru” by Madeline Gleeson

    Julian Burnside writes “On 9 May I launched OFFSHORE by Madeline Gleeson
    Madeline is a Research Associate at the wonderful Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law
    It is a terrific book. Buy it; read it; ask yourself: “How did it come to this?”
    I have never launched a book which is as compelling as Offshore
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