Giving Compass’ Take:
· Massilia Aili at Al Jazeera Media Network reports on Australia’s tough border protection policies and relays the stories of two refugee who have been through the process.
· How can philanthropists advocate for a better refugee and immigration process in Australia?
With more than 7,000 men, women and children in migrant detention centres across Australia, the country has earned notoriety for its tough border protection policies, which have been condemned for breaching international human rights.
Behind the barricades are refugees and migrants, who have fled from across the world in the hope of building a new home in Australia.
For many, however, Australia’s detention centres have become their unlikely home, with their dreams of freedom shattered by what they say is a never-ending wait to be released.
Read the full article about immigration detention in Australia by Massilia Aili at Al Jazeera Media Network.
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