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The boy, his mother and father, fled Iran in 2013 and arrived in Australia by boat on 23 July that year, just four days after the then prime minister, Kevin Rudd, decreed that no asylum seekers arriving by boat would ever be settled in Australia. The family were recognised as refugees - suffering from ... Nauru
International aid groups slammed Tuesday the EU's migrant deal with Turkey, as new figures showed that the number of people seeking asylum in ... and Turkey's incursion into Syria, on a day when a boat that sank off a Greek island while smuggling migrants or refugees left at least 16 people dead. asylum

A boat full of migrants had sunk in the Mediterranean. ... And so, since 2014, Sutera has augmented its fast-dwindling population with dozens of asylum seekers. ... On 3 October 2013, a few miles off the Italian island of Lampedusa, 368 people died when a fire broke out in the boat as it neared the shore.
Nadesalingam and Priya married in 2014, having arrived separately in Australia by boat seeking asylum in 2012 and 2013, in the aftermath of Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war. Nadesalingam's application for protection has been rejected by Australia and his appeal options extinguished. Legal avenues ... asylum seekers
A small Queensland town is fighting for the return of a family of Sri Lankan asylum seekers after the couple and their locally born children were taken into ... It's understood Nadesalingam and Priya, both Tamils, came to Australia separately by boat in 2012 and 2013 following Sri Lanka's civil war, and settled ... asylum seekers
Nadesalingam and Priya married in 2014, having arrived separately in Australia by boat seeking asylum in 2012 and 2013, in the aftermath of Sri Lanka's brutal 26-year civil war. Nadesalingam had links to the former separatist army, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Former cadre face continued ... asylum seekers

But Ms Kearney's campaign says it has a "good story to tell" on their candidate's record on asylum seekers, despite Labor's policy history. "My history of advocating for refugees and asylum seekers is a proud one," Ms Kearney said on Thursday. "I have been an ambassador for the Asylum Seeker Resource ... asylum seekers
An Afghan man who arranged for the travel of more than 200 refugees and asylum seekers by boat to Western Australia, has been sentenced to 12 years ... Sayed Abbas, 35, was pivotal in organising the transport of the asylum seekers coming from Indonesia on three overcrowded boats in 2009 and 2011. asylum seekers
The Tamil asylum seeker forcibly deported from Australia last week is at liberty in Sri Lanka, but facing ongoing harassment and intimidation from security forces, human rights advocates have reported. Shantaruban was ... Shantaruban, who goes by one name, arrived in Australia by boat in 2012. He is a ... asylum seekers
But when they encounter a broken-down fishing boat of asylum-seekers trying to reach Australia, life-and-death decisions are required. After initially offering help, the Australians find a tow rope is furtively cut in the night, leading to an immediate tragedy for one Iraqi family as well as a persistent mystery that ... asylum seekers
The British organization Good Chance Theatre set up a temporary theatre near a centre for asylum seekers in the porte de la Chapelle neighborhood of ... This Wednesday, the participants were asked to ruminate on the theme of exile and to then make living paintings using puppets and boats made out of ... asylum seekers
Continuing a policy started by Labor, the Turnbull government insists that no asylum-seekers coming by boat will be settled in Australia. Accepting the New Zealand offer is regarded as a possible backdoor entry to Australia or an option that could restart the flow of boats given New Zealand's appeal. asylum seekers
The Tamil asylum seeker forcibly deported from Australia last week is at liberty in Sri Lanka, but facing ongoing harassment and intimidation from security forces, human rights advocates have reported. Shantaruban was ... Shantaruban, who goes by one name, arrived in Australia by boat in 2012. He is a ... asylum seekers
In late 2013, the then-immigration minister Scott Morrison was rushing through changes that would prevent any asylum seekers who arrived by boat from ever being granted permanent protection in Australia. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection advised Mr Morrison that up to 700 asylum ... asylum seekers
All day long, in a grassy courtyard, they interview asylum seekers, as the African reality they want to escape swirls outside — donkey carts and dust, ... If the French answer is yes to asylum, they are given plane tickets to France and spared the risky journey through the desert and on the deadly boats across ... asylum seekers
A Tamil asylum seeker, Shantaruban, who is currently in immigration detention in Melbourne, has been in Australia since arriving by boat in 2012. ... The UN, several national governments and human rights groups have consistently raised serious concerns over the return of Tamil asylum seekers to Sri ... asylum seekers
Tamil asylum seeker Shantaruban arrived in Australia by boat in 2012, was released to live in the community, was redetained and will now be deported. ... The UN and other governments and human rights groups have consistently raised serious concerns over the return of Tamil asylum seekers to Sri ... asylum seekers

Australia's hard-line policy of mandatory detention for unauthorized boat arrivals saw thousands of men, women and children who were seeking asylum shunted to offshore processing facilities on Manus Island and the Pacific island nation of Nauru in recent years. The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Supreme ... asylum seekers
Hard-line leaders such as Hungary's Viktor Orban and Austria's Sebastian Kurz say the EU must be as ruthless as Australia, which bans people arriving by boat from seeking asylum in Australia. Instead they're sent to camps on Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island nation of Nauru, sometimes for years. asylum seekers
Documents, first reported by the ABC, show that in the first month of the Abbott government – after it had campaigned hard in opposition to “stop the boats” – Morrison asked his department to advise what legal avenues were available to prevent asylum seekers who had arrived by boat from ever being ... asylum seekers
... the Australians happened upon a boat full of asylum seekers on a broken-down, slowly sinking vessel in the Timor Sea? What if the group were undecided about whether to tow these desperate people – which would put both boats in danger – or alert Indonesian authorities, which would doom them? asylum seekers
Abdellatif arrived in Australia by boat in 2012, seeking asylum with his wife and children. His family lives in the Australian community but he has been in detention ever since. “I am very happy, relieved and satisfied with the decision,” Abdellatif told Guardian Australia after learning the Interpol red notice had ... asylum seekers
Two pieces of Canadian history lie behind Sharon Bala's debut novel, “The Boat People.” The first involves the arrival — in August 2010 — of the merchant vessel Sun Sea at Equimalt naval base in British Columbia, carrying hundreds of Sri Lankan asylum seekers. The second involves the internment of ... asylum seekers
The Tamil asylum seeker forcibly deported from Australia last week is at liberty in Sri Lanka, but facing ongoing harassment and intimidation from security forces, human rights advocates have reported. Shantaruban was ... Shantaruban, who goes by one name, arrived in Australia by boat in 2012. He is a ... asylum seekers
In late 2013, the then-immigration minister Scott Morrison was rushing through changes that would prevent any asylum seekers who arrived by boat from ever being granted permanent protection in Australia. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection advised Mr Morrison that up to 700 asylum ... asylum seekers
All day long, in a grassy courtyard, they interview asylum seekers, as the African reality they want to escape swirls outside — donkey carts and dust, ... If the French answer is yes to asylum, they are given plane tickets to France and spared the risky journey through the desert and on the deadly boats across ... asylum seekers
On 14 February ECRE released the updated AIDA country report for Malta, presenting an in-depth analysis of asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and rights of recognised beneficiaries in the country. Malta received 1,619 asylum seekers in 2017, among whom a modest number of boat ... asylum seekers
7, 2018 photo, an African migrant holds a photo that appears to show African migrants in the Mediterranean Sea after their boat was sank, during a protest in front of the Rwanda embassy in Herzeliya, Israel. Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers, nearly all from dictatorial Eritrea and war-torn Sudan, ... asylum seekers
Abdellatif arrived in Australia by boat in 2012, seeking asylum with his wife and children. His family lives in the Australian community but he has been in detention ever since. “I am very happy, relieved and satisfied with the decision,” Abdellatif told Guardian Australia after learning the Interpol red notice had ... asylum seekers
Two pieces of Canadian history lie behind Sharon Bala's debut novel, “The Boat People.” The first involves the arrival — in August 2010 — of the merchant vessel Sun Sea at Equimalt naval base in British Columbia, carrying hundreds of Sri Lankan asylum seekers. The second involves the internment of ... asylum seekers
The UN, several national governments and human rights groups have consistently raised serious concerns over the return of Tamil asylum seekers to Sri Lanka, particularly those with known links to the LTTE. But Australia's permanent mission to the UN in Geneva wrote to the committee this month, arguing ... asylum seekers
... Pakistan, Sudan and Iran, were trying to reach Australia by boat. After detaining the refugees at sea, Australia transported them to its offshore processing centres on Manus Island and Nauru. In 2016, PNG's supreme court ruled that it was illegal to detain the nearly 800 refugees, as well as asylum seekers ... asylum seekers
PEOPLE smugglers are telling would-be asylum seekers that a change of government would result in a “softening” of Australia's border protection policy. ... If elected, Labor leader Bill Shorten has vowed to turn back asylum-seeker boats following a hard-fought policy victory at the ALP national conference ... asylum seekers
Hard-line leaders such as Hungary's Viktor Orban and Austria's Sebastian Kurz say the EU must be as ruthless as Australia, which bans people arriving by boat from seeking asylum in Australia. Instead they're sent to camps on Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island nation of Nauru, sometimes for years. asylum seekers
A BOAT has sailed from the south of Java bound for Australia carrying an estimated 25 Rohingya and Afghan asylum seekers, believed to be the first time ... the federal government commissioned 10 brand-new wooden fishing boats to be built in Vietnam, which exchanged on-sea for failing asylum vessels. asylum seekers
Leaked cabinet documents, first reported by the ABC, show that in the first month of the Abbott government – after it had campaigned hard in opposition to “stop the boats” – Morrison asked his department to advise what legal avenues were available to prevent asylum seekers who had arrived by boat from ... asylum seekers
Scott Morrison agreed to a strategy to delay asylum seekers visas to prevent them gaining permanent protection. Picture: Jenny Evans. At the time, the Minister was introducing legislation that would stop any asylum seeker who arrived by sea from gaining permanent protection. The ABC reports the ... asylum seekers
Since 2013, asylum-seekers intercepted trying to reach Australia by boat have been sent to migrant camps in the South Pacific. Officials say the policy is meant to deter others from making the same perilous sea crossing, often from Indonesia, where hundreds of people are thought to have drowned over the ... asylum seekers
So Zalman and Samar decided to fly to the small island of Daru, in the Torres Strait, and take a boat to Australian territory. ... With blind luck, cash and the help of local people, Samar, Zalman and another asylum seeker from Africa made it to Saibai Island — less than four kilometres from the PNG coast, but ... asylum seekers
The boat crew members were mostly detained between 2008 and 2010. Mr Tierney said people smuggling syndicates deliberately hired teenagers to crew the boats because they would be less likely to be jailed. Mr Tierney said the Indonesians would join proceedings in the Human Rights Commission ... asylum seekers
A fresh round of intelligence leaks from across the ditch have claimed new boat arrivals of asylum seekers, and lay the blame at Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's feet. Australian authorities reportedly turned around four new boats just before Christmas, and intelligence sources have said Ardern's criticisms of ... asylum seekers
The Labour-led Government's offer to take 150 asylum seekers is being blamed for an escalation in people-smuggling operations with New Zealand being ... However it appeared there was little likelihood any boat would reach New Zealand, leaving Australian authorities to deal with boatloads of refugees. asylum seekers
We review the latest issues related to refugees, including the U.N. warning Israel over its plans to force out asylum seekers, a surge in displacement in northern Syria amid a regime offensive and a mass crossing into a Spanish enclave in North Africa. asylum seekers
Libyan coastguard vessels picked up nearly 300 refugees from three boats off the coast of the North African country Tuesday, but one rubber boat was punctured and the coastguard only ... Libya is the most common departure point for asylum seekers and refugees trying to reach Europe from Africa by sea. asylum seekers
The men are victims of Australian government policies targeting asylum seekers trying to reach its shores by boat. Late last November, 606 refugees and asylum seekers were moved, some forcibly, from a squalid detention centre on a PNG navy base – a place where six men have died and many more ... asylum seekers
What is different about Australia is the emphasis placed on “resettlement” as the sole means by which refugees should seek asylum. Although it is possible for those arriving by plane to lawfully seek asylum, those who travel on boat are deemed “unlawful.” Such asylum seekers are penalized in various ... asylum seekers
But the boat had been carrying 150 asylum seekers, said survivors, and many of the dead vanished beneath the waves. 'Among them ... Such boats are regularly crammed with asylum seekers by people smugglers operating from Libya and were never built to withstand crossing the Mediterranean Sea. asylum seekers
Rajah arrived in Australia by boat in 2012 seeking asylum, having fled government persecution after Sri Lanka's brutal civil war. His lawyers say he has a credible claim of persecution, based on his Tamil ethnicity and family links to the now-defunct separatist military force the Liberation Tigers of Tamil ... asylum seekers
DOZENS of Sri Lankan asylum seekers have been picked up from a boat off the coast of Western Australia and flown back home. ... Hop on the boats.'” Mr Turnbull said last month that people smugglers were using the views of former NSW premier Kristina Keneally — who is Labor's candidate in the ... asylum seekers
The United States has a long history and ongoing practice of turning away asylum seekers or deporting them back to dangerous or deadly situations—most infamously, denying entrance to a boat with almost a thousand Jewish refugees in 1939; over a quarter of them were subsequently slaughtered in ... asylum seekers


 

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