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  1. 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 Australia by human rights advocates who said the migrants could face persecution back home. Some of the 157 asylum seekers on board the second boat, which departed from India, launched a legal ... Associated Press in Sydney Foreign Minister Scott Morrison announced on Friday a group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers would be brought to Australia so that their nationality could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Asylum seekers protest as rights group sued for defamation

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 04:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Protest as refugee rights group faces lawsuit Dozens of asylum seekers marched on government headquarters yesterday to protest against their welfare provider's decision to sue a refugee rights group critical of its services. International Social Service Hong Kong- the charity to which the government outsources the provision of welfare ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1492044/asylum-seekers-protest-rights-group-sued-defamation
  3. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan police to deal with asylum seekers sent back by Australia

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Asylum seekers turned back by Australia will be handed over to police in Sri Lanka, leading to protests at treatment and fears of rights abuses A boatload of asylum ... violations during the final phase of the war against Tamil separatists that ended in 2009. Sri Lanka says many asylum seekers are economic migrants, but rights groups say Tamils seek asylum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1548799/sri-lanka-asylum-seekers-returned-australia-face-rigorous-imprisonment
  4. News - World - MIGRATION

    Abbott defiant over report that asylum seeker mothers attempted suicide

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian PM defiant after report that mothers in asylum seeker camp tried to commit suicide so their babies could be settled in the country Abbott attacks 'moral blackmail' Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said yesterday he would not give in to "moral blackmail" after a dozen mothers in an asylum seeker camp reportedly attempted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550545/abbott-defiant-over-report-asylum-seeker-mothers-attempted-suicide
  5. News - Hong Kong - RIGHTS

    Torture victims seeking asylum in Hong Kong for nine years to settle in Canada

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:02am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Africans who sought asylum in Hong Kong for nine years in vain are accepted by Ottawa within a year of lodging refugee applications Stymied torture pair head to Canada Two torture victims from Africa who have been seeking asylum in Hong Kong for the past nine years have been granted refugee status in Canada within a year of applying. The plight ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547630/african-torture-victims-stymied-hong-kong-accepted-canada-refugees
  6. News - Asia - INDONESIA

    Rights group calls on Indonesia, Australia to protect boat children

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 01:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Jakarta

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jakarta Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday called on Indonesia and Australia to take effective measures to protect child asylum-seekers stranded in Indonesia ... or their families opportunities to obtain legal asylum status, it added. “Far too many children take incredibly risky journeys because they face no good choices,” the group’s children’s rights director Zama ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1033359/rights-group-calls-indonesia-australia-protect-boat-children
  7. News - Asia - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Australia's asylum policy ‘draconian’, Human Rights Watch report says

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 02:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Respected rights group criticises Australia for its policy towards asylum seekers Australia has damaged its human rights record by persistently undercutting protection for refugees, including a “draconian” policy to send asylum-seekers to Pacific island camps, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday. In its annual World Report, the group said successive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1411033/australias-asylum-policy-draconian-human-rights-watch-report-says
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Asylum seekers in Hong Kong deserve our respect at the very least

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:20pm by TONY READ

    ... not give a person the right to use it to vilify others. In Hong Kong, asylum seekers are damned without being heard. When asylum seekers enter Hong Kong, we need to treat them with the same respect ... Tony Read Tony Read says people in Hong Kong need to shun prejudice and rekindle their generosity of spirit towards vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees Respect due Whenever an article ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1536070/asylum-seekers-hong-kong-deserve-our-respect-very-least
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seekers’ families sue Australia over shipwreck off Christmas Island

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian immigration minister defends the government and says legal action is shameful Asylum seekers' families sue over fatal shipwreck Families of asylum seekers killed in a shipwreck off Australia's Christmas Island in 2010 are suing the government, arguing it breached its duty of care, in a legal move Canberra blasted as shameful. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535193/asylum-seekers-families-sue-australia-over-shipwreck-christmas-island
  10. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    We want to work, say asylum seekers

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 03:10am by Christy Choi

    ... to work, say asylum seekers Asylum seekers rallied at the Star Ferry pier in Central yesterday, protesting over their poor living conditions and asking for the right to work. The protest came ... world war. Some 200 asylum seekers beat drums, danced and chanted, as they gathered for about 1-1/2 hours at the pier before marching to the Legislative Council offices on World Refugee Day. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537181/we-want-work-say-asylum-seekers

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