Australia’s Continued Struggle with Asylum Seekers Who Arrive by Boat–How Consistent is the Current Policy Approach with Australia’s International Human Rights and Humanitarian Obligations?
Sally Watson

Australia’s latest policy approach to asylum seekers who arrive by boat, Operation Sovereign Borders, shifts the human rights focusfrom Australia’s own asylum seeker assessment and resettlement processes towards the human rights safeguards Australia has put in place under its offshore regime. An examination of these safeguards suggests a deterioration in Australia’s commitment to meet its human rights obligations to this group of people.

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