The Island – Asylum Seekers on Christmas Island, Australia

Crossing boundaries: crabs, asylum seekers and therapy on Christmas Island – video

Christmas Island, off the coast of Australia: where thousands of people seeking asylum are indefinitely held in a high security detention facility. Poh Lin, a trauma counsellor living on the island, bears witness to the dramatic stories and decline of those being detained

Why denying refugees the right to work is a catastrophic error

Why denying refugees the right to work is a catastrophic error | Paul Collier and Alexander Betts

From the 1980s on, a dominant international approach has been taken towards the majority of the world’s refugees. Concentrated in a small number of host countries, close to war zones, displaced people have been settled in what have become known as „humanitarian silos“.