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"It's a very serious crime," he said. "I really felt sorry for the victim." asylum seekers at the Manus Island processing centre have been able to visit Lorengau during the day since April, when the PNG Supreme Court ruled their detention was ...
The incident comes amid increasing tension between the asylum seekers and refugees on the island and local people. The detainees have been able to visit Lorengau since April 2016, when the PNG Supreme Court ruled their detention at the nearby naval ...
We know, too, or can at least easily imagine, the kind of offices where such encounters take place: plain, easily-wiped seats and floors, places of such overwhelming utilitarian dullness that asylum seekers' stories of death threats, rape and murder ...
One of Germany's best known asylum seekers from Afghanistan left the country after his permission to stay in Germany expired.
Since 2002 any asylum seeker arriving on British soil is prohibited from paid work, based on the argument that as applications are meant to be processed within six months, working is not an option.
In two months, they were in Europe seeking asylum and 20 days later she was giving birth to their son Elham, with her husband interpreting for her.
police in Papua New Guinea have charged an asylum seeker from Australia's offshore detention centre on Manus Island with sexually assaulting a local woman.
Another asylum seeker who was at the event shared her thoughts about what it's like to start a new life in the North East.
Most of the migrants seeking asylum in Italy arrive from North Africa after perilous overland journeys and even more dangerous crossings of the Mediterranean, which almost invariably end with their overcrowded boats having.
The government downplayed the risk of human rights abuses in one of the world's most repressive regimes in an attempt to reduce asylum seeker numbers despite doubts from its own experts, internal documents have revealed. Home Office documents obtained ...
More than 2,000 migrants living in the Austrian capital, Vienna, cannot be deported despite falling short of being granted asylum - mainly due to the lack of proper ID documents - while still receiving monthly payments, an Austrian daily has reported.
As President Donald Trump sets out to ramp up immigration enforcement, the system already is overwhelmed - not just with the "criminals" Trump has said he will target, but also with people not accused of any crime, many seeking asylum in the U.S ...
Gay Nigerian asylum seeker in soup for murder of his 76-year-old lover in Italy.
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It's been a year now since the first Syrian refugees came trickling into Canadian airports - among them, the Abdulhafiz family here on the North Shore.
[JURIST] Croatian police are forcing those seeking asylum in Croatia [HRW backgrounder] back to Serbia in violation of EU policy, Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] reported [press release] on Friday.
An asylum seeker has been warned he could face jail after he sexually assaulted a young woman in a back alley in Sunderland city centre after a night out.
During its development, production or eventual distribution, what specific challenge of communication did, or will your film, face?
The Netherlands is to press Brussels for changes in the rules which prevent member states from detaining rejected asylum seekers in secure accommodation, the Telegraaf said on Friday. The paper quotes junior justice minister Klaas Dijkhoff as saying ...
Judgments by the European Court of Justice are often adduced, but it appears lack of sufficient justification of proof of ill-treatment on return "as failed asylum seekers", is at issue. Most appeal refusals also have had difficulties of ... Treatment ...
Emanuel, an Eritrean asylum seeker whom Israel deported to Uganda half a year ago, agreed to take the risk of being interviewed on camera for one reason: he wanted the Israeli Supreme Court justices to look into his eyes as he told them what happens to ...
asylum seekers have been told they can take part in voluntary work without breaching their applications after criticism of the treatment of a Scots-based pastor.
The new head of Germany's Federal Office for Migration and refugees (BAMF) said in an interview published Wednesday that she expects the number of rejected asylum seekers voluntarily retuning to their country of origin to markedly increase in 2017.
More than 10,000 asylum seekers can ask to have their cases heard again after a high court ruling that they were treated unfairly, but many have already been forcibly removed from the UK and may never get to hear about the decision.
(Budapest) - Croatian police are forcing asylum seekers back to Serbia from inside Croatia, in some cases using violence, without giving them an opportunity to ...
Germany says it will review the cases of nearly 550 asylum seekers who've been deemed a security risk, following questions about the handling of a Tunisian migrant who killed 12 people last month at a Berlin Christmas market.
A DIRECT Provision centre which houses more than 60 asylum seekers in Limerick city will shut its doors next week after being issued with a closure notice.
New Euro President to force EU members to SHARE asylum seeker numbers. asylum seekers will be dished out among EU member states, under plans proposed by the new President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, despite quota systems ...
In this June 22, 2016 photo, Border Patrol agents stands near a border structure in San Diego. Immigrant advocacy groups are accusing U.S.
Immigrant advocacy groups said Tuesday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are allegedly turning away asylum-seekers before their claims can be heard, violating obligations under U.S. and international law. The groups said they began ...
Zambia Red Cross Society volunteers have been supporting asylum seekers from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) - since they arrived in late December 2016, until they began to be repatriated, in early January 2017.
Jamaica, Nigeria and Ghana were the other most common countries for those seeking asylum based on their sexuality. The rise is most likely due to changes in processing LGBT asylum seekers. Theresa may, then Home Secretary, ordered a review into the ...
Cape Town - After seeking refuge in South Africa from his native Democratic Republic of Congo seven years ago, Chizo Makeka is being prevented from giving one of his daughters a better life after she was refused enrolment at a Maitland school.
On the 8.28 a.m. train to Terespol, a Polish town at the border with Belarus, Ali watches the barely changing landscape with indifference.
People in Brest boarding a train leaving for the Polish town of Terespol. According to data provided by Poland's Office for Foreigners, a growing number of Tajik nationals began claiming asylum in Poland toward the end of 2015, as the crackdown back ...
Immigrant advocacy groups said Tuesday that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are allegedly turning away asylum-seekers before their claims can be heard, violating obligations under U.S. and international law. The groups said they began ...
The Manus Province police commander, David Yapu, has previously said there will not be any investigation into the bashing of the asylum-seekers, because it was likely they had been injured while resisting arrest. Mr Poudyal urged police to reconsider ...
... revealed: "They offered me money to come to Italy and explode with a bomb. [They wanted me to] go to Italy and exploding.
An Iranian man whose bid for asylum was turned down four times has been granted refugee status. An appeals tribunal has ruled that he has genuinely converted to Christianity.
asylum seekers who are suspected of Muslim extremism will be subject to a longer period of investigation during the application procedure, the Volkskrant reported on Tuesday.
The Afghan asylum seeker clasps his hands tightly in front of him as he speaks. "I didn't know anyone when I arrived in Athens," he begins.
Those who thought Europe's refugee "crisis" was over were reminded this week that tens of thousands of refugees remain stranded in Greece and the Balkans.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has labelled asylum seekers as "infiltrators" who could demographically overwhelm Israel's identity as a Jewish State .
Hungary is planning automatic detention of all asylum seekers until their asylum procedure is completed due to an increased terrorist threat, a senior minister ...
VANCOUVER -- The captain of a vessel that arrived on British Columbia's shores carrying hundreds of Tamil migrants did not break the law because he was acting on humanitarian grounds by helping his fellow asylum seekers, a court has heard. In closing ...
"refugees and asylum seekers languish in limbo after years of detention, and new laws will subject children to easy-to-abuse control orders," Elaine Pearson, Australia director at Human Rights Watch, said.
A Hungarian TV camerawoman who was filmed kicking or tripping up asylum seekers near the Hungary-Serbia border has been sentenced to three years probation for disorderly conduct.
More than 800 asylum seekers have been saved from flimsy rubber boats adrift on the Mediterranean, as Libya-based people smugglers took advantage of a window of good mid-winter weather to send them to sea.
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The Bishop of Achonry, in whose diocese the parish of Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon is preparing to receive at least 80 Syrian refugees, has insisted people of the town will be "welcoming" of the new arrivals.







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