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JRS calls on the Australian government to reveal true cost of PNG policy and to strengthen safe pathways

Media Release: JRS calls on the Australian government to reveal true cost of PNG policy and to strengthen safe pathways

22nd July 2013

Sending asylum seekers to PNG is a punitive, ill-considered and rushed policy announcement, seemingly designed to win an election rather than to strengthen safe pathways for those fleeing persecution.

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Australia/Indonesia Press Statement: Losing perspective in the search for simple solutions

Australia/Indonesia Press Statement: Losing perspective in the search for simple solutions

11th July 2013

JRS Indonesia and Australia claim there are no quick solutions to complex movements of people throughout the region and warn against returning asylum seekers to Indonesia.

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