Last Week's Media Releases

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Morrison’s real failure is his refusal to treat refugees as human, Greens

25 Jul 2014

The Abbott Government must commit to quickly and fairly processing the asylum claims of 157 Tamils who will reach the Australian mainland, the Australian Greens have said.

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Greens call for swift appeal for Peter Greste

25 Jul 2014

With the announcement today that Australian journalist Peter Greste will appeal the Egyptian court's conviction and seven-year sentence, Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne says it is incumbent on the Australian Government to press for a speedy resolution of the appeals process.

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New report on children in care highlights importance of Senate Inquiry

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens said today that new figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, showing that more than 50,000 children were in care during 2012-13, highlights the importance of the Senate Inquiry into Out of Home Care.

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Greens condemn attack on UN shelter in Gaza

25 Jul 2014

The Australian Greens say an attack on a UN school, designated as a shelter, makes it clear nowhere in Gaza is safe as long as the fighting continues.

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