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    Whistleblower I am Waylon Park I’m an investigative journalist from Denver, Colorado. I have received an email from Miles Upshur a software engineer who works at the Mount Massive Asylum he has been telling me about inhumane experiments being conducted at the asylum. Well that’s why I am here to expose the Murkoff Corporation patients are being hurt and Murkoff is making money off of it this needs to stop. I’m in front of the gates that lead to the Asylum I grab my camcorder and slowly step out of my JEEP Cherokee. I start feeling sick just looking at this place, especially at dark. Mount Massive Asylum, shut down amid scandal and government secrecy in 1971, reopened by Murkoff Psychiatric…

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    It was a gray day. The sun did not shine; it could not sever the layers of powdery black skies and the fog. The thick mist that was not really rain and not really fog covered the southeastern corner of New Jersey. It was depressing, just like most days in the area surrounding the Overbrook Asylum. On the outside, Overbrook was a welcoming place where patients were treated with care and respect; the inside was very different. I entered the asylum as a nurse in May of 1910 and was excited to be…

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    The Trans- Alleghany Insane Asylum It started on a weekend in May, our school decided to plan a field trip to a mysterious building in the western part of Virginia. Don’t ask me why though—we’re all surprised they even considered it. The funny thing is, our school hasn’t taken a field trip in three years, and this is the first placed they decided to go to. The whole situation was quite strange. After a class of eighth graders went to a zoo, the principle has not allowed anyone to go on a…

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    An asylum seeker is defined as someone seeking protection whose claims for refugee status has either not yet had their application assessed or rejected. Asylum seekers arrive by boat or plane. The government will assess an asylum seekers’ claims and if they are found to be ‘true refugees’ they are granted the approval of a Temporary Protection Visa (TPV). Asylum seekers who arrive “illegally” by boat in Australia are detained in detention centres, where they are detained (without charge and…

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    displaced people and people seeking asylum. The sheer magnitude and complexity of refugee movements has placed pressure on many destination countries to respond in ways which are sustainable, economical and respectful of human rights. One such approach has been the creation of detention centres to process asylum seekers. In this essay, an argument is made that while short-term detention of asylum seekers is justifiable, indefinite mandatory detention is a violation of human rights and therefore…

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    ASYLUM SEEKERS REPORT SAMPLE RESPONSE LIVES HANG IN THE BALANCE Earlier this year the Australian Government had struck a deal with Malaysia to exchange 800 asylum seekers in exchange for 4000 already processed refugees. This was in an effort to break the people smugglers ‘business model’. Mr Bowen, Minister for Immigration, and his department was set to send the first group of asylum seekers to Malaysia in early August. The group of asylum seekers chosen to be sent included children and there…

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    Essay On Asylum Seekers

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    Australia wishes to be considered as being one of the most civilized nations in the world, therefore, when some of the people at the shores are crying for help, they are taken into consideration and offered help in terms of security, food and place to stay. For many years, the asylum seekers in Australia have been treated badly even worse compared to an animal and further, animals have better rights compared to the rights revolving around the refugees (Burnside & Reynolds, 2014, p. 1).…

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    Asylum Seekers Case Study

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    A person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster. This is what a refugee is. On the 31st of August, the high court made its landmark decision, ruling that the federal government’s plan to send asylum seekers to Malaysia was unlawful. There was a case about two plaintiffs who are citizens of Afghanistan, against the minister of immigration. The second plaintiff was only the age of 16. The plaintiffs arrived on Christmas Island on the…

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    When someone wishes to go to Australia, to flee persecution, they apply for protection with the Australian government. While they’re being processed for whether or not they are eligible to have asylum in Australia, they are kept in large camps called detention centres, and are called Asylum seekers. However, these detention centres are cruel and inhumane in their treatment of asylum seekers, and should absolutely not be used to hold anyone. Case in point, Don Dale detention centre, the place of…

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    of the issue on refugees and asylum seekers that Australia is facing, and also shows that there is a need of change in Australia's policy on this matter. Although in recent times, there have been a several changes made. However, with a country that has such strict immigration law and policy for refugees like Australia, this report reveals the contradictions between Australian's legal system with the UN policy of human rights; and research also shows that the attempt made has not been enough on…

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