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Speaking Up For Refugees

Speaking Up For Refugees

Brigidine Sister Brigid Arthur csb, one of the founders of the Brigidine Asylum Seekers Project, shares some of her long experience of working with asylum seekers. She has been led to believe that indefinite detention deprives such people of the chance to contribute...

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BASP thanks the City of Port Phillip

BASP thanks the City of Port Phillip

BASP would like to thank the City of Port Phillip for their ongoing assistance to BASP and the asylum seekers BASP supports with their Community Meals Subsidy Program. This program has ensured that BASP has been able to provide a lot of food to individuals and...

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Reflecting on this Refugee Week

Reflecting on this Refugee Week

This year Refugee Week has been swallowed by the disruption caused by COVID-19, and by the fracturing of society in the United States. In a world where people naturally turn inwards, those who seek protection from persecution receive little public attention or...

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Move to deny mobile phone access in detention

Move to deny mobile phone access in detention

Refugee advocates fight proposed laws giving minister power to ban mobile phones in immigration detention. Refugee advocates say stories about Kurdish journalist Behrouz Boochani and the attempted deportation of the Biloela Tamil family would not have been made public...

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