Tag Archive | "asylum"

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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Door closed to asylum seekers

THE Federal Government has struck a new asylum seeker deal which could see up to two thirds of the 157 people stranded at sea for three weeks aboard an Australian customs boat returned to India. Full News here – Daily Telegraph | NSW and ACT

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Asylum seekers complain as iPhones are confiscated

ASYLUM seekers returned to Sri Lanka have complained that Australian authorities confiscated their iPhones, credit cards and even a digital camera. Full News here – Daily Telegraph | NSW and ACT

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Asylum seekers complain as iPhones are confiscated

ASYLUM seekers returned to Sri Lanka have complained that Australian authorities confiscated their iPhones, credit cards and even a digital camera. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | NSW/ACT

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Human Rights Commission president talks about the stand-off over Sri Lankan asylum seekers

Gillian Triggs, president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, talks to Sarah Ferguson about Sri Lankan asylum seekers and the High Court challenge Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Contact lost with asylum boat

THE fate of a leaking boat carrying asylum seekers bound for Christmas Island is unknown after refugee advocates lost contact with the vessel. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Leaky asylum boat on the way

A BOAT carrying 153 Tamil asylum seekers is heading towards Christmas Island and has sprung an oil leak, according to refugee activists. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Legal action on asylum boat disaster

THE federal government is facing legal action over an asylum seeker boat disaster off Christmas Island in which 50 people died. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Asylum seeker treatment ‘shameful’

THE doctor who exposed claims of substandard medical care for asylum seekers has slammed authorities for what he calls a failure to act. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Turnbull: Asylum policy ‘harsh’

MALCOLM Turnbull has described his own government’s asylum seeker policy as “harsh” while being grilled on British television. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Stunning asylum turnback claim

THE Australian Navy has been accused of adding three extra passengers to an asylum seeker boat turned back to Indonesia. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Asylum seeker rally: Thousands march around Australia to protest immigration policies

Thousands of people have marched around the country calling for an end to the Federal Government’s policies on asylum seekers. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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