By Dr Joyce Chia
First published in The Guardian, 11 September 2014
Thursday’s high court verdict, which dealt another blow to the federal government’s plans to give asylum seekers temporary protection visas, set significant new limits on Australia’s policy of mandatory detention.
By Jane McAdam
First published in Planet Policy, 13 August 2014
There has been a lot of media coverage recently about the June 4, 2014 decision of the New Zealand Immigration and Protection Tribunal, heralded as the first legal recognition of “climate refugees” focusing on a family from Tuvalu.