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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia probes detention of asylum-seeker children

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 01:25pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s human rights watchdog launched an inquiry on Monday into the detention of children under punitive government policies banishing asylum-seekers who arrive by boat to remote Pacific camps. Gillian Triggs, president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, said the probe would examine the impact of mandatory detention on more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1419845/australia-probes-detention-asylum-seeker-children
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Protesters heckle Australian leaders

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 03:58pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... showed up unannounced at a polling booth in a church, an AFP photographer said. “Free the Refugees, End mandatory detention,” read one placard referring to the government policy of detaining all ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Labor Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and conservative rival Tony Abbott were both raucously heckled by refugee advocates on Saturday as Australia voted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1305630/protesters-heckle-australian-leaders
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dengue outbreak at Australia's Pacific island refugee detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Refugees held in Australia's detention centres on Nauru island infected by Dengue fever as opposition figures call for greater oversight An outbreak of dengue fever ... said in a statement. Australia uses detention centres in Nauru and on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea to process would-be refugees sent there after trying to get to Australia, often in unsafe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485859/dengue-outbreak-australias-pacific-island-refugee-detention-centre-sparks
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia offering asylum seekers up to A$10,000 to return to home country

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Asylum seekers offered cash to return home Australia is offering asylum seekers in its Pacific immigration camps up to A$10,000 (HK$73,000) if they voluntarily return to their home country, a report said yesterday, prompting outrage from refugee campaigners. Those returning to Lebanon from detention centres on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538008/australia-offering-asylum-seekers-a10000-return-home-country
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia sends troops to protect Baghdad embassy, PM vows to stop jihadists returning

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 01:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Prime Minister Tony Abbot says Australia will prevent jihadists returning as armed unit is dispatched to Baghdad to protect embassy from ISIL militants ... Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday. Australia has concerns that its citizens are fighting alongside Sunni militants in Iraq and Syria, including with the radical Islamic State of Iraq ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536824/australia-sends-troops-protect-baghdad-embassy
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    UN watchdog slams Australia over refugee detentions

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 02:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Australia broke global human rights rules by denying a group of refugees from Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Kuwait a chance to challenge their detention, imposed ... of boat-people in centre stage. “Australia’s indefinite detention of 46 recognised refugees on security grounds amounted to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, inflicting serious psychological harm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1298562/un-watchdog-slams-australia-over-refugee-detentions
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia finds half of asylum seekers held in Papua New Guinea camp genuine

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Half of asylum seekers in PNG ruled genuine About half of the asylum seekers assessed after being held for months by Australia in a detention camp on Papua New Guinea are genuine refugees. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison made the admission when announcing Australia would create a new border protection agency merging operations from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508537/australia-finds-half-asylum-seekers-held-papua-new-guinea-camp-genuine
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    UN ‘troubled’ by Australia’s Papua New Guinea boatpeople plan

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 09:40pm by AFP

    ... from Australia,” it said. “These include a lack of national capacity and expertise in processing, and poor physical conditions within open-ended, mandatory and arbitrary detention settings. ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney The United Nations on Friday said it was “troubled” by Australia’s decision to send asylum-seekers arriving by boat to Papua New Guinea given that conditions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1291520/un-troubled-australias-png-boatpeople-plan
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Record US$470m settlement reached in Australia wildfire lawsuit

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sydney More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity provider SP AusNet, arguing the company was negligent because it hadn’t maintained its power lines, which sparked the fire Survivors of one of Australia’s deadliest wildfires are to be awarded nearly A$500 million (US$470 million) in a class action settlement reached on Tuesday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554794/record-us470m-settlement-reached-australia-wildfire-lawsuit
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia awards HK$8.35b asylum seeker centre contract amid controversy

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... rights groups and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Last week, one asylum seeker was killed and at least 77 injured in violent clashes at the Manus Island detention centre. Australia uses ... Reuters in Sydney Australian management firm Transfield Services has won a A$1.2 billion (HK$8.35 billion) contract to run the country’s two troubled Pacific island immigration detention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434053/australia-awards-hk835b-asylum-seeker-centre-contract-amid-controversy

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