UNHCR and Australian Human Rights Commission Reports

Men, women and children suffering from harsh physical conditions and legal shortcomings at Pacific Island asylum centres: UNHCR reports

In two reports released today, the UN Refugee Agency finds that asylum-seekers who had been transferred from Australia to processing centres at Nauru and Manus Island in Papua New Guinea (PNG) were living in arbitrary detention in conditions that do not meet international standards of treatment.

Australian Human Rights Commission: Snapshot of key human rights issues that arise from Australia’s approach to asylum seekers arriving by boat. Download here.
By | 2018-01-04T16:14:33+10:00 December 19th, 2013|Non-Government|