Cricket is Australia’s favorite sport, a passion shared with Sri Lanka, from where thousands of asylum seekers have come to Australia. The sport has helped them to integrate and change some minds.
With one detention center set to close on October 31, human rights advocates want Australia to accept the asylum seekers. But Canberra remains determined to deny those imprisoned that opportunity.
While the plight of Myanmar's Rohingya refugees makes global headlines, the predicament of detainees on Manus Island and Nauru has largely been forgotten. But two Iranians have documented their misery for the celluloid.
A first group of refugees from Australian-run Pacific camps are being flown to the United States from Papua New Guinea. For years, rights groups have condemned Canberra’s detention camp practices.
Co-leader of the anti-immigration AfD Alice Weidel paid an asylum-seeker under the table, the German newspaper Die Zeit claimed. It's been a difficult week for Weidel, who was viewed as her party’s liberal face.
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