The Way Ahead: An asylum system without detention – Women for Refugee Women (UK)

Latest report, The Way Ahead, lays out how to build an asylum process which does not rely on detention. It explores the views and experiences of women refugees to show the harms of routine detention and the need to build a fairer and more humane asylum system, based on engagement rather than enforcement. The Way … [Read More] The Way Ahead: An asylum system without detention – Women for Refugee Women (UK)

Engaging Governments on Alternatives to Immigration Detention – Global Detention Project

Extract from an article by Grant Mitchell ABSTRACT A leading organizer of the global advocacy movement to reform immigration detention regimes explores efforts by civil society organizations to engage governments. Through an examination of the tensions at play between human rights standards, political and public opinion, and the pragmatics of operationalizing entry and exit systems, … [Read More] Engaging Governments on Alternatives to Immigration Detention – Global Detention Project

If not Manus, then what? Possible alternatives for asylum seekers and refugees in PNG – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Maria O’Sullivan, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, and Associate, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill announced on Wednesday that Australia’s offshore detention centre on Manus Island is to be closed. This decision follows the PNG Supreme Court’s landmark ruling that the detention of … [Read More] If not Manus, then what? Possible alternatives for asylum seekers and refugees in PNG – The Conversation

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