More than 80% of Australian paediatricians believe mandatory detention of asylum seeker children constitutes child abuse, according to survey results published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.
A woman who fell ill at an immigration facility centre in Scotland is being tested for the Ebola virus, health officials said Friday.
Even the most resilient asylum seekers who spend more than six months in detention risk mental illness, new research has found.
Mass DNA sampling led to the jailing Friday of a father-of-two for the shocking rape and murder of a teenaged girl in a rural part of the Netherlands 14 years ago.
The "prison-like" immigration detention facilities on Christmas Island are not appropriate for asylum seekers, and there has been a rise in the demand for mental health services at the facility, according ...
(Medical Xpress)—High rates of self-harm and mental distress among asylum seekers in long-term detention has renewed calls for the review of Australia's offshore processing.
A University of Huddersfield researcher attended an important event at the United Nations, Switzerland, to make the case for global policy changes so that children subject to immigration processes are never ...