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Wyndham Pleads For Refugee Help

Australia: Wyndham City Mayor Cr Josh Gilligan is one of 38 mayors across Australia who signed an open letter today, calling on the Federal Government to extend crucial support to people seeking asylum affected by COVID-19. The letter outlines key … Continue reading

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Indonesia: Lack of Access to Healthcare for Refugees and Barriers to Providing Legal Aid

Indonesia has recognised refugee and asylum seekers as a vulnerable category for Covid-19 Response, however, the government has not conducted any direct practical actions towards the refugee communities apart from opening shelters and safe houses for the female refugees that … Continue reading

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Struggling Asylum Seekers Plea for Equal Refugee Support: “Please Treat Us the Same”

New Zealand: Asylum Seekers say they’re struggling to survive in New Zealand and they’re pleading with the government to give them the same support as other refugees. Covid-19 crisis has added to their struggles, as many asylum seekers have been … Continue reading

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Australia: Detained Refugees look to courts for Covid-19 Protection

The Human Rights Law Centre has filed a legal challenge in the High Court on behalf of refugees detained in Australia to protect them from Corona. A number of them have underlying health conditions and the cramped living conditions make … Continue reading

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