Counterpoint: Refugees Should Be Treated with Fairness & Compassion

Smith, Angela
September 2018
Australia Points of View: Refugees;9/28/2018, p3
The article presents an argument against Australia's treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. It is the author's opinion that Australia's approach to refugees is inconsistent with human rights standards and international law. The detention and deportation of asylum seekers, strategies used to deter refugees from entering Australia, and the procedure used to process refugees are discussed.


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