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While numerous international bodies and academics have warned against Australia’s human rights abuses, Simon Katterl warns against the Leftist attacks on Australia’s more fundamental freedoms.
* Simon Katterl How are questions of agency – that is the capacity to choose one’s own decisions – understood in the context of law? Does it resemble our common or folk understanding of psychology? How does it fare against our best empirical accounts of human behaviour? I […]
Debates about refugee intakes, illegal immigrants, asylum seekers, and immigration more generally often lack precise alternatives that deal with this complicated problem. In this article Simon Katterl takes a look at the current dilemma of offshore processing and advocates the logical alternative, showing how onshore processing should be more transparent, cheaper, easier on refugees and connected to regional processing agreements.
Simon Katterl critically evaluates Australia’s response to asylum seekers. He argues that governments have become increasingly adept at “othering” refugees and evading accountability.