A few days ago, I alluded to the chequered history of US and Australian treatment of refugees. The article I was discussing there pointed out that many refugees entering the
No Contracting State shall expel or return ("refouler") a refugee in any manner whatsoever to the frontiers of territories where his life or freedom would be threatened on account of his race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion.
After all, it’s not as if they didn’t know what was going on in
In one harrowing account, a Hazara Afghan deported after 16 months on Christmas Island and
Well, in case you were concerned that
Many of the refugees have fled horrific incidents since the official end of the civil war in 2003.
three years after the end of the battles, crime and hooliganism are still dominant in many regions. The Liberian refugees who arrived in
But, in one of a number of ironies surrounding the deportation of refugees from a country purportedly founded by and for refugees, the Isr
After six decades of reviling the UN (in the American Jewish Committee opinion poll I mentioned the other day, 66% of American Jews said the UN treats Isr
Underscoring the Jewish state’s humanitarian credentials, especially towards Africans, yesterday’s Ha’aretz reported,
A representative was sent by the Interior Ministry on Saturday to