August 2017 Crosslight out now

On 19 July 2013, then-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd banned all asylum seekers who arrived by boat from ever settling in Australia. Candlelight vigils were held nationally in July to mark four years of cruelty and death in Australia’s offshore detention centres. Click here for the full story.

All of the August Crosslight stories are available here. You can also read the digital version here.

Highlights from this month include:

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