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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker dies from his burns after Australian visa protest

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:41am by AFP

    ... of a protest against the death of Iranian Reza Barati, who was killed in a riot this year at another Australian detention centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1523916/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-dies-his-burns-after-australian-visa-protest
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM cites ‘chatter’ over attacks on government, parliament

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:03pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... lives in Sydney, with the majority in the western suburbs where the raids occurred. Several hundred people protested late on Thursday against the raids in Sydney’s largely Muslim Lakemba ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595909/australian-pm-cites-chatter-over-attacks-government-parliament
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Activists protesting against Australia's national day spray graffiti on Captain Cook’s Cottage

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:50pm by Associated Press in Melbourne

    ... Associated Press in Melbourne National monument defaced by grafitti spray painted by activists opposing the celebration of British colonists arriving in Australia in 1788 Activists have sprayed graffiti on the historic home of the 18th-century British explorer Captain James Cook to protest against Australia’s national day. The stone walls of the two-storey building known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1412533/activists-protesting-against-australias-national-day-spray-graffiti
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... in the Indian Ocean in late June. Australia handed over the passengers from the first boat to the Sri Lankan government after their refugee claims were assessed at sea and rejected, sparking protests ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Opera Australia sacks leading soprano Tamar Iveri over anti-gay comments

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Soprano sacked over anti-gay rant Leading soprano Tamar Iveri yesterday had her contract torn up by Opera Australia for "unconscionable" anti-gay comments posted on her Facebook page that sparked a storm of protest. The posting in the name of the Georgian daughter of acclaimed baritone Avtandil Javakishvili referred to homosexuals ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539056/opera-australia-sacks-leading-soprano-tamar-iveri-over-anti-gay-comments
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Protesters heckle Australian leaders

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

    ... 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 in a general election. In south Sydney, a group of protesters tried to block the path of the poll favourite opposition leader, screaming: “Refugees welcome, Abbott is not”. Security men intervened ...

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

    Pensioner sex worker brings Tony Abbott undone in the wink of an eye

    Posted May 21st 2014, 03:51pm

    ... it Melbourne radio station caller It has been widely slammed as too harsh, with students marching in protest around the country yesterday and Abbott forced to fend off furious criticism from members ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517215/pensioner-sex-worker-brings-tony-abbott-undone-wink-eye
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

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

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

    ... attempting suicide in protest against the facility’s conditions. “We do not underestimate or take for granted the differences in circumstances in Nauru and Manus,” Transfield’s Chief Executive ...

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

    Asylum seeker charged over 'bomb on plane' scare in Australia

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... said a "large number" of detainees on Christmas Island had launched a hunger strike, with some sewing their lips together in protest at the length of time they were being kept ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405715/asylum-seeker-charged-over-bomb-plane-scare-australia
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM Tony Abbott moves to repeal climate tax

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... was interrupted by yelling protesters in the public gallery. “Inaction (on climate) is simply not good enough,” shouted one protester, one of more than a dozen removed from the chamber. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1355328/australia-pm-tony-abbott-moves-repeal-climate-tax

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