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Refugees


How we treat the vulnerable is a moral test beyond politics

Julian Burnside | 18 March 2014 | FEATURES |
tags: Australia, immigration, refugees
Australia is not an exclusive club for the comfortable and wealthy.


Syria’s children, forced to be family breadwinners

C. Peter Kessler | 03 December 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: child labour, refugees, Syria conflict
More than 1.1. million Syrian children are registered as refugees. Thousands are without their parents.


Is care for refugees the greatest moral challenge of our time?

Barry Jones | 01 August 2013 | FEATURES |
tags: asylum seekers, Australia, migration, refugees
The problem of "boat people" is acute, but Australians must not dehumanize these refugees, says a former Labor Party president.


Without a home, without a future

Mishka Gora | 28 June 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: boat people, refugees
What torments refugees is not the living conditions but the endless waiting.


Asylum seekers: a considered proposal

Zac Alstin | 24 June 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: Australia, boat people, refugees
Australia must find a compassionate and reasonable way to respond to boat people.


More than their fair share

Michael Cook | 24 June 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: immigration, refugees
Most refugees flee to neighbouring countries to escape wars at home. It is the developing world which shoulders most of the burden of caring for them.


Where’s the welcome mat?

Martyn Drakard | 07 April 2011 | FEATURES |
tags: Africa, immigration, refugees
European hostility and xenophobia towards African refugees perplexes Africans.


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