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Self-harm in immigration detention has risen sharply. Here are 6 ways to address this health crisis


DARREN ENGLAND/AAP Kyli Hedrick, University of Melbourne and Rohan Borschmann, University of Melbourne Newly published data have revealed the number of self-harm incidents in Australia’s immigration detention centres spiked during the first seven months of this year. While rates of self-harm among detained asylum seekers were already known to be high – in fact, 200 times higher than in the …

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Shipping asylum seekers offshore may boost Priti Patel’s hardline image, but Australian example shows it’s not a policy that works

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PA/Steve Parsons Andonea Jon Dickson, Queen Mary University of London It has been reported that the home secretary, Priti Patel, has been considering sending migrants who arrive in the UK via the English Channel to islands in the Atlantic. While Downing Street later pushed back on the idea of using the far-flung territories of Ascension Island and St Helena as …

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