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Asylum seeker not guilty of Sydney murder

A MAN who killed his sleeping flatmate before stabbing another in Sydney has been found not guilty on the grounds of mental illness. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | National Breaking News

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Asylum seeker report to be released

A report that investigated allegations Save the Children staff were coaching asylum seekers on Nauru to self harm is due to be released on Tuesday. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Community Kitchen provides a social network for asylum seekers in Western Sydney

Every fortnight almost 200 asylum seekers gather at The Community Kitchen, which provides a culinary and social event for those waiting for their refugee status to be processed. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Asylum seekers ‘not illegally detained’

THE High Court has found the government didn’t act illegally when it detained 157 Tamil asylum seekers aboard a Customs boat for almost a month. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Asylum no water claims ‘nonsense’: Dutton

IMMIGRATION minister Peter Dutton has rejected as “nonsense” claims asylum seekers on Manus Island were denied food and water, as a standoff ends after days of protest. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Asylum seekers stitch lips in protest

ABOUT 30 asylum seekers have stitched their lips together and 500 are on hunger strike as a protest on Manus Island becomes increasingly volatile. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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NT asylum seeker resumes hunger strike

A 33-YEAR-OLD Iranian man is 10 days into a renewed hunger strike after losing all faith in the Australian immigration detention system. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | National Breaking News

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Asylum seeker babies to remain

THIRTY-one babies born to asylum-seeker parents in Australia will be allowed to stay on the mainland as part of a one-off arrangement. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Immigration Department breached privacy of 9,250 asylum seekers by publishing their details online

The privacy commissioner finds the Department of Immigration guilty of breaching the privacy of 9,250 asylum seekers in an online bungle. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Asylum seekers say they were raped and tortured after Australia sent them back to Sri Lanka

One asylum seeker alleges she was gang-raped by Sri Lankan military officials after her refugee claim was rejected. When she tried to escape to Australia again, she says Customs officials interviewed her by satellite phone and sent her back again. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Brain-dead asylum seeker dies: govt

THE family of a brain-dead asylum seeker have given consent to turn his life support off, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | National Breaking News

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Five sailors on ‘burned hands’ boat deny asylum seekers were harmed during tow-back

Denials contradict statement of alleged victims who say navy personnel deliberately held three men’s hands to a hot exhaust pipe. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Boat asylum seekers to claim compensation

ASYLUM seekers who spent three weeks in detention at sea before their transfer to WA’s Curtin detention centre are to seek compensation for their ordeal. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | National Breaking News

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Asylum seekers coming on our soil

THE first asylum seekers to reach Australia in seven months will be interviewed by Indian officials who will decide which passengers go back to India. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Fears asylum seeker deal not ‘legal’

A REFUGEE lawyer has questioned the federal government’s deal with India over 157 asylum seekers held on a customs vessel, saying it might not be “legal”. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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