Margot O’Neill

Beyond the Wire: Refugee Advocacy in Australia

2018-06-08T11:32:35+10:00April 30th, 2009|Categories: Paper|Tags: , , |

Australia’s recent policy of mandatory detention for unlawful arrivals on its shores is a chequered and distressing history. Journalist and author Margot O’Neill spent a couple of years researching how the policy drew hundreds of ordinary Australians together to advocate for detainees and protest at mandatory detention over more than a decade. Her book, Blind [...]