Tag Archives: asylum seekers

Radio: Understanding asylum seeker issues in Australia and the EU

Reaching out across the radio waves, a program focussing on refugees and…

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Stuck in Malta: Somali women and EU border securitization

Speaking to the humanizing and gendered impact of “Fortress Europe,” research on…

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Giving refugees and asylum seekers a voice in the community

Bob’s Brandy Cochrane recently met with representatives from the Refugee Council in…

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Where the law falls short, a cultural of human rights will prevail

A gathering of interested individuals, from diplomats to AFP officers to community…

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Brandy Cochrane: Response to Reza Barati’s death

Our PhD student, Brandy Cochrane, has shared her latest blog post with…

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In the wake of Manus Island border death: Dr Leanne Weber comments

Reza Barati , a 23 year old Iranian detained on Manus, died…

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Vision First: Forming a refugee union in Hong Kong

Occupy ISS is an occupation movement against the corruption and inequality set…

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Fortress Europe’s newest frontier: Research on borders, mobility and asylum in the Western Balkans

BOb researcher Dr Sanja Milivojevic, has just returned from the West Balkans,…

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Calling border crossing scholars! Access to asylum conference, Monash Prato, May 2014

Jump on this opportunity to contribute your knowledge and broaden your understanding…

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Control Measures Enacted Against Non-Citizens in the UK

The criminalization of non-citizens through border controls because of suspicions and identity…

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What are the consequences of immigration detention and deportation?

More states around the world are continuing to use immigration detention as…

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How does Australia keep asylum-seekers from reaching Australia?

There are conceptual contradictions underpinning Australia’s expensive and extensive border security regime….

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Advoacting for a humanitarian response to asylum seeker arrivals

BOb’s Dr Claudia Tazreiter has been interviewed for SBS radio, ‘What asylum…

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Australia can learn from the Lampedusa boat tragedy

Last Thursday, a boat carrying hundreds of asylum seekers from north Africa…

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New resource! Database of asylum seeker research

We are very excited to announce that one of our most valuable…

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Australia is in crisis. Human rights of asylum seekers do matter.

Australia’s remote control border protection policies and strict visa regime contribute to…

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Why do women die crossing borders?

Women are more likely to die crossing borders of nation states, and…

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We must count and account for deaths in immigration custody

Ali Ahmad Jafari, aged 26, collapsed and died in Villawood Immigration Detention…

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Examining the impacts of Australia’s border control policy on asylum seeker groups

Arguing that Australia’s strict visa regime contributes to the plight of asylum…

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SBS Radio ‘People smugglers ‘undeterred’ by new policy’

As an interviewee on SBS radio, BOb’s postdoctoral research fellow Dr Gabriella Sanchez continues her…

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Election 2013 campaign fueled by fear regarding law & order at the border

In the lead up to the September 7 Federal Election, Professor Jude…

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The benefits of a regional approach to refugee protection

In follow up to her article for Inside Story ‘How to break…

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We’re in the Guardian Newspaper: We must count border deaths

The Border Crossing Observatory’s Australian Border Deaths Database has been referenced in…

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BOb’s Dr Gabriella Sanchez deconstructs the people smuggler ‘business model’

In her piece written for The Conversation, titled ‘The myth of the…

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BOb collaborator Dr Anne McNevin challenges the Rudd government PNG policy

In her article for Inside Story titled ‘How to break the people…

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BOb’s Alison Gerard comments on arbitrary detention of asylum seekers in Malta

Continuing her research on the plight of asylum seekers in Malta, BOb’s…

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We’re in the news responding to Rudd’s new asylum seeker policy

In the wake of the Rudd Government’s new asylum seeker policy in…

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Malta’s push backs are against international human rights law

Dr Alison Gerard (a researcher at The Border Crossing Observatory) recently took a…

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