By George Williams AO
Published in Sydney Morning Herald, 19 May 2014
Last week, government and opposition members voted together in Federal Parliament to confirm that refugees subjected to an adverse security assessment by the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) could be detained indefinitely.
By Jane McAdam
First published in The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 February 2014
A Senate Committee will examine on Friday whether or not Australia should get rid of laws that prevent our government from deporting people to places where they are at risk of being killed, tortured, or exposed to other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.