High Island Camp

Migrant stabbed

A VIETNAMESE man, 24, was stabbed to death with a sharpened umbrella handle at the High Island camp yesterday. Police said another inmate, 33, attacked him during an argument near the entrance gate of the north camp. He was stabbed in the chest.

Sunday, 8 September, 1996, 12:00am

Viet bride says she does, then doesn't

A Vietnamese bride left her 65-year-old husband alone and bewildered at the altar yesterday when she bolted out the back door just minutes after their wedding ceremony.

24 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

High Island killer sought after gang fight

A TEAM of detectives was yesterday hunting the killer of a Vietnamese boat person inside High Island camp following a gang fight in the early hours of the morning.

Two other boat people were injured during the flare-up which involved more than 40 detainees in the north section of the centre.

1 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

Lawyer points to payout delay

IF payouts had been made to boat people injured in last year's controversial raid on Whitehead detention centre, the security forces may have modified their actions in Saturday's confrontation, lawyers said yesterday.

25 May 1995 - 12:00am

Violence threat to new system

SEEN from the asylum seekers' perspective, the minimal concessions won following last year's violent raid on Whitehead detention centre may not seem much consolation for forced repatriation. Many would assume that they had a right to be informed in advance if they were to be on the next return flight.

14 Jan 1995 - 12:00am