A day after learning a 23-year-old woman had set herself on fire on Nauru, we spoke to Academy Award–winning documentarian Eva Orner about her latest film on Australia's deadly offshore detention policy.
We watched thousands of chanting protesters call for the closing of Yarl's Wood detention center in Bedfordshire—the most notorious of its kind in the UK.
I asked its author what the hell is going on over there.
Rioters could be charged with causing, in Immigration Minister Peter Dutton's estimation, "well over $1 million of damage" to the center.
Another dead asylum seeker under our watch. More thought-terminating clichés from the Australian Government.
Guards at the Christmas Island detention center have reportedly abandoned their posts as a fire burns and detainees tear down fences.
Did the government block a rape victim's termination out of fear she'd use the situation to stay in Australia?
We need to decide if we're actually going to do something about systemic violence against women, or just act like it.
As one human rights lawyer put it, "letting people go for a walk does not resolve the fundamental problems caused by indefinitely warehousing them on a tiny remote island."
At the end of July, 166 New Zealanders were in immigration detention centers compared with a total of 52 deported for the whole of 2014.
After resettling four asylum seekers from Nauru at $10 million each, Cambodia's Interior Ministry says they've done enough.