Refugees and People Seeking Asylum

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We support the Commonwealth Government’s commitment to ratify the Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT). The...
August 7, 2017
Submission
Liberty Victoria’s Rights Advocacy Project (‘RAP’) today released a new report revealing the dramatic rise in the personal discretions and legal powers of the Immigration Minister. One of the report...
May 4, 2017
Press Release
A lot of what we know about the harm being caused by our immigration policies comes from whistleblowers. However, many stay silent, deterred from speaking out. Their silence is harmful. It is harmful...
March 9, 2017
Submission
The rumoured plan to create a sprawling ‘Department of Homeland Security’ is dangerous, wasteful and unnecessary, warns human rights group Liberty Victoria. Fairfax Media reported yesterday that...
March 8, 2017
Press Release
Citizenship plan unfair and invasive, says rights group Changes floated by the Immigration Minister to requirements for Australian citizenship are unnecessary and counter-productive, Liberty Victoria...
February 11, 2017
Press Release
The plight and treatment of asylum seekers has always been of real concern to Liberty Victoria. In 2012 and 2013 the continued detention of a number of refugees as a result of adverse security...
January 17, 2017
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