Research Papers/Topics in Human Rights And Administration

The Australian Offshore Detention System as a Flawed Model

PreambleOffshore detention has been a significant component of Australian immigration policy since 2001. It has been mired in controversy since its inception, however the renewed implementation of offshoring in 2013 as a deterrent for 'unauthorised maritime arrivals' has drawn greater calls for transparency and accountability, as well as international criticism of systemic human rights violations. In similar fashion, the proposed UK Nationality and Borders Bill seeks to rein...