Australia: Plight of child refugees

This article was published by Al Jazeera English on February 20, 2014.

Ten years after Australia’s human rights commission found the country breached its international obligations towards children in immigration detention, a recently-announced new inquiry will find no change in the treatment of the most vulnerable of refugees.

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Cover up and secrecy in Abbott’s Australia

This article was published by Al Jazeera English on February 5, 2014.

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has something in common with Egypt’s military government – he expects the government-funded Australian Broadcasting Corporation to be a cheerleader for the country and decries the reporting of stories which portray Australia negatively.

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