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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 ...
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, ...

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
... 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 ...

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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.

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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
This preference for Jews may not sound enlightened, but it is necessary, dictated to us by the history of Jewish flight through the ages: the expulsion from Spain; Auschwitz; the Struma and other boats during the period of illegal immigration to pre-state Israel, whose passengers were detained in Cyprus ...
As well as erecting the southern border to stem the flow, Israel has attracted criticism from UN refugee agencies and, increasingly, Diaspora Jews for its hard-line approach to the asylum seekers. They say the individuals in question are refugees, since they are fleeing war zones and seeking a safe haven in ...
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 ...
According to governors of Makamba and Rumonge provinces in southwestern Burundi, those asylum seekers arrived via Lake Tanganyika by boats. ... of refugees and Stateless Persons (ONPRA) and the Rumonge administration are seeking ways to relocate those asylum seekers in refugee camps.
Thousands of asylum seekers who arrived by boat under the former federal Labor government remain in limbo, as authorities struggle to clear a large backlog of refugee claims. The Turnbull Government was inundated with claims recently when it set a deadline for refugee applications to be lodged. asylum ...
What concerns her is that the passage north can be just as perilous as any boat crossing: Trekking through Colombia's Darien Gap jungle is "suicide," she says, with crime and guerrilla groups known ...
Now, at least 1,000 Turkish citizens are seeking refuge in Greece, according to the refugee support noNPRofit SolidarityNOW. It's hard to pin down an exact number because not many have applied for asylum, says Antonis Spathis, a human rights lawyer in Thessaloniki. The Greek Asylum Service told NPR ...
He arrived just after the much publicised 2014 riots in which Iranian asylum seeker Reza Berati was killed, and he left a year before the centre was closed. His keen observations of daily life on Manus and his insights into the characters of diverse groups of asylum seekers paints a far more nuanced picture ...
Since last summer, this has meant putting the brakes on family reunification and requesting that asylum seekers be sent back for the Greeks to deal with: France, Germany, the Netherlands and of course the UK have been among those calling for transfers of this kind. The night before I left Lesbos, four boats ...
Eaten fish had the bad luck of arriving in Australian waters just a month after the country instituted a strict policy of denying entry to any asylum-seekers arriving by boat, even for processing. Ever since, Australia has been widely criticized for the conditions at the Manus Island camp and the United Nations ...
Rajah arrived in Australia by boat in 2012 seeking asylum, having fled government persecution after Sri Lanka's brutal civil war. ... In May the immigration minister, Peter Dutton, announced that all asylum seekers who had not yet lodged their claims for protection with the government must do so by 1 ...
A group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers was secretly flown out of Australia this week after being intercepted on an unseaworthy vessel off WA's ... But Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has boasted in recent weeks that an asylum seeker vessel had not made it to Australian shores in almost 31/2 years.
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 ...
Had they succeeded, the country was prepared. Surveys at the time revealed Kiwis were happy to take some of Australia's boat people but feared it might "open the flood gate". In response, legislation was changed in 2013 to give the government more power should asylum seekers reach our shores.
He left his family and began a journey through Pakistan, Malaysia and Indonesia before ending up on an overcrowded fishing boat in the Indian Ocean along with 433 others all hoping for a better life. The plan was to make it to Australia's Christmas Island but the boat got into trouble in high seas. "[It was] ...
"Bridging" is in this book's title, because Ward seeks a "balancing act" between "stop the boats" and "bring them here", and he ultimately supports the ... that the U.N. Refugee Convention obligation does not extend to the great majority of refugees, who embark by boat to Australia from "transit countries" such ...
Australian doctors demand access to Manus Island asylum seekers ... "I am very concerned by the fate of the refugees and people seeking asylum in ... it refuses to allow asylum seekers arriving by boat to reach its shores.
Australia holds asylum seekers arriving by boat in offshore detention centres - a policy it says prevents drownings and human trafficking.
Under a controversial policy, Australia has detained asylum seekers arriving by boat in centres on Manus Island and Nauru, a small Pacific nation. The government has said the detainees will never settle in Australia, arguing such a move would encourage human trafficking and prompt deaths at sea.
Gerry Brownlee on Manus asylum seekers ... the Australian approach to asylum seekers who arrive by boat, saying criticism by Prime ... told Morning Report yesterday she had received no intelligence briefings on such boats.
Accused in the deaths of 353 asylum seekers, Maythem Radhi faces extradition ... helped send hundreds of refugees to sea in an overcrowded boat. ... to comment on reports four boats heading for New Zealand with 164 ...
The men packing the boat with rice, cigarettes and medicine had fled ... 31, a Kurdish asylum seeker, as we cruised over moon-silvered waves on a hot November night. ... More than 1,300 asylum seekers have been dumped on Manus ... lives with human traffickers on ramshackle boats leaving Indonesia.
Since July 2013, male asylum seekers traveling by boat to Australia ... In July, a local man slashed an asylum seeker's forearm with a knife and ...
Images of thousands of anonymous faces fleeing conflict on boats or ... I would like to emphasise the universality of being an asylum seeker," ...
They laughed as they described the details people like me know from the news: dangerous boats, threatening smugglers, and a preposterously ...


 

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