Podcast
The Christmas Island concentration camp. Image: Wikimedia
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The Australian government is one of the leaders in anti-asylum seekers and refugee policies. The latest battle is over a Tamil family detained in an offshore prison camp on Christmas Island.
Podcast
Pro refugee rights protests
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | The Australian government continues to disregard the welfare of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia.
Podcast
Pro refugee demonstration in Melbourne
Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | A conversation with Umesh Perinpanayagam from the Tamil Refugee Council about the situation for Tamil refugees in Australia.
News
Krisna Saravanamuttu | Until the Sri Lankan government demonstrates a willingness to accommodate the Tamils' legitimate demand for self-determination, history will all too predictably continue to repeat itself.
Podcast
Jane Williams | The civilian death toll exceeds one thousand since mass protests started in March against the Assad government.
News
National Council of Canadian Tamils | Tamil refugees who fled violence via the ship MV Sun Sea are not 'criminals': situation similar to Sikhs and Hindus on the Kamagata Maru in 1914 and Jewish refugees on board the MS St. Louis in 1939.
Podcast
Dan Kellar, [email protected] Radio | Vancouver Media Co-op correspondent Dawn Paley interview's Alex Hundert.
News
Tamil children incarcerated at the detention centre in Burnaby, B.C., wave at the noisy protest. Photo: Isaac Oommen, Vancouver Media Co-op
Harsha Walia | With 75 women and children from Sri Lanka held in detention four months after arriving in B.C. on the MV Sun Sea, No One is Illegal Vancouver has organized noisy protests to show support.
Book Review
Our Friendly Local Terrorist
Matthew Behrens | As hundreds of Tamil migrants remain detained in B.C., Mary Jo Leddy's Our Friendly Local Terrorist is an eloquent reminder that such hysteria predates Stephen Harper's hard core agenda.
News
Amarnath Amarasingam | A migrant from the ship that came to Canada with Tamil refugees last October describes his journey and motives.
Blog
Alheli Picazo | The xenophobia propagated by both the Harper government and their colleagues in the press is disgraceful to who we are as a nation.
News
No One Is Illegal-Vancouver | Current trends of global migration reveal the ways in which Western domination and corporate globalization creates economic and political insecurity, forcing millions to flee their countries.