More Murdoch Murder of the Facts

Post written by Susan Connelly
7 September, 2015
An article entitled “Nation pulls weight on refugees” by Stefanie Balogh appeared in “The Australian” on August 8, 2015. Its title, its selective use of figures, and its claim of Australian generosity in comparison to other nations in its treatment of asylum seekers and refugees, made it a misrepresentation of a Report which had been made by the Refugee Council of Australia. To challenge this twisting of the Report, the CEO of the Refugee Council, Paul Power, wrote to the Letters Editor of The Australian. Here is his letter: “Dear Editor, It’s disappointing that The Australian misrepresents the Refugee Council [...]
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Josephites join in urgent pleas for asylum seekers

Post written by Susan Connelly
10 July, 2014
Read here the statement of the Sisters of St Joseph on asylum seekers, dated July 4, 2014 Josephites from around the world have joined the Refugee Council and other human rights groups in pleading for the rights of desperate people fleeing for their lives. [...]