The People Smuggler: An evening with Robin de Crespigny
The Curtin University Centre for Human Rights Education and the Refugee Rights Action Network invite you to an evening with awarded author Robin de Crespigny.
When: Thursday, 28 Feb, 2013
Time: 5:45pm for a 6pm start
Where: Tim Winton Lecture Theatre, Curtin University
RSVP by Monday, 25 February 2013 to email@example.com or […]
Harsh penalties for boat crew ‘target wrong people’
By Jarad Owens, The Australia. From http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/immigration/harsh-penalties-for-boat-crew-target-wrong-people/story-fn9hm1gu-1226233592962.
Nine Australian judges have now criticised laws imposing mandatory five-year jail terms on the crew of asylum-seeker boats, with the latest saying the harsh penalties target the wrong people, condemn their children to “extreme poverty” and have no deterrent effect.
Sentencing two impoverished Indonesian fishermen this month, […]
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Cultural Imperialism jailed Indonesian children in Australian adult prisons – and the Prime Minister’s deaf ears
By Gerry Georgatos
Ali Jasmin was 13 years old when the Commonwealth of Australia locked him up in an adult prison for being a deckhand on a boat of Asylum Seekers, and hence for assisting people in the safe passage of Asylum to our shores. International maritime laws and the various United Conventions and protocols […]