The new government needs to roll back a policy that stops Africans claiming refugee status – and undermines the human rights at the foundation of our refugee policy, argues Murdoch Stephens.
Murdoch Stephens from the anarchist publishing firm Lawrence & Gibson,on working with Brannavan Gnanalingam, a finalist in tonight's Ockham New Zealand national book awards.
Murdoch Stephens saw Mount Eerie play in Krakow, visited Auschwitz, and wrote about how to listen to songs of unimaginable tragedy.
When you crunch the numbers, the feebleness of NZ’s intake becomes shamefully clear, argues Murdoch Stephens, head of the campaign to double the quota
Yesterday's horrific chemical bombing in northern Syria left up to 100 people dead, many of them children. With no end to the brutal six-year war in sight, it's easy to despair. But don't give up, says Murdoch Stephens – there are steps you can take right now to help those in desperate need.
The US President's executive order banning all immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries has drawn global condemnation. Now, more than ever, it's time for New Zealand to step up and do what's right for refugees, says Murdoch Stephens.
On the world stage at the UN, the prime minister attempted to appear the global statesman. But following Obama's pledge on resettlement, Key produced a series of clangers, argues Murdoch Stephens.
Murdoch Stephens of Doing Our Bit unpicks the announcement of a modest increase in NZ's refugee intake, and the immigration minister's suggestion that campaigners 'care a little less' about new arrivals' resettlement