How would you describe the requirements of basic human solidarity? How would you like to be treated if you were a stranger or seeking protection?
Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chair of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, denounced the Australia government’s asylum seeker policy as “a campaign of cruelty”. He called for compassion and international cooperation. Read the media release here. When you read about asylum seekers, what is your first instinct – to protect your own way of life, or […]
How might we make the experience of migration less painful for those who arrive in our country? What forms might solidarity take?
Are all of the human rights of refugees recognised in your country or are they treated as something less than human? How can we better respect the humanity of those living outside their home countries?
Do you think everyone should be able to choose where they live in their own country? What reasons do you think would justify moving to another country?