Tag Archives: border deaths

BOb cooperates with SBS on Australian Border Deaths Database infographic

Humanising those who have lost their lives in the name of border…

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BOb contribution to IOM border deaths report internationally lauded

Accompanied by a flurry of news articles, an innovative report has emerged…

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Following the cyote trail: Field update from BOb’s Gabriella Sanchez

Driving the infamous trail into Phoenix, Arizona from Sonora, Mexico, BOb’s Gabriella…

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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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The Atlas of Migration in Europe: Review by Alison Gerard

Published by Migreurop, The Atlas of Migration in Europe underlines the inconsistencies and…

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Pregnant women’s encounters with border hardening

Migration of pregnant women is on the rise and the tactics countries…

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Reporting from the field: Violence at the US-Mexico border

Resistance against the illicit exploitation of natural resources by corporations, criminal gangs,…

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Watch the Med : Advocating for bridges not walls in migration

Part mapping platform, part reporter/monitor/information hub, and part legal action, Watch the…

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BOb graduate news: Awards, presentations, publications, fieldwork and thesis submissions

Our graduate students continue to make us proud with their amazing research…

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Scrutinising images associated with human smuggling: the bigger picture

The experience of asylum seekers’ risky and dangerous boat journey to Australia…

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Win! Bill Kent Memorial Essay Competition

Shining a light on recent issues in the European Union were the…

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Mapping border deaths in Australia and Europe

PhD Candidate Brandy Cochrane recently presented a research mapping exercise of those…

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2013 Christine M. Alder book prize

A valuable and outstanding contribution to criminology were the parameters set forth…

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BOb makes a presence at the ANZSOC conference in Brisbane

REPORTING ON ANZSOC PANEL DISCUSSIONS Border securitization is a relatively new topic…

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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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Count border deaths campaign: Still in the news

In October 2012 the Border Crossing Observatory launched the Count Border Deaths campaign to…

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Non-Westernised views of irregular migration at the Bangladesh border

In a research effort using a media content analysis to examine a…

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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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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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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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