Academics call for an End to Immigration Detention

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Publication Date: 
18 October 2018
Publication Place: 
The University of Melbourne
Publication Language: 
EN
Appearing in: 
Public Affairs
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Researchers from universities around Australia are adding their voices to the groundswell of concern about the country’s treatment of refugees and asylum seekers, demanding #nomoreharm

Australia’s policy of detaining refugees and asylum seekers in offshore facilities is tarnishing our reputation internationally and, more worryingly, harming people and creating intractable new problems, argue some of the country’s leading academics.