Amina fled Tripoli with her son and husband after gangs looted their house and threatened them with violence © UNHCR / A.Branthwait

Refugees' Human Rights

Millions of people around the world have no choice but to flee their homeland to escape war, genocide, torture and persecution. Amnesty works to uphold the rights of people seeking asylum across the world.

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Secrets and Lives: Time for the truth about offshore processing

Australia’s offshore processing policy is shrouded in secrecy. What secrets do you want answers to?

Young Syrian boy © UNHCR/D. Kashavelov

Asylum seekers: no way in, no way out

The government of Nauru this week denied Amnesty International access to the asylum seeker detention centre on the remote Pacific island.

Activists form a lifering for asylum seekers © AIA

Five things you can do to help refugees

Like us, many Australians are disappointed by the Australian government’s new policy to refuse to process or resettle asylum seekers who arrive by boat. Here are five things you can do to help create change:

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