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Many of the Rohingya ensnared in the 2015 boat crisis wound up in Muslim-majority Malaysia and Indonesia as Thailand stuck to a policy of not accepting the vessels. Bangladeshi economic migrants have also taken the boat routes. There are nearly 70,000 Rohingya refugees and asylum seekers living in ...
Around 6am on 10 June 2017, our search and rescue ship, the Seefuchs, was idling 18 miles off the coast of Libya when Ingo, the engineer, spotted two boats. The first was the one we had been looking for: a blue wooden boat carrying 80 asylum seekers from sub-Saharan Africa. The second was a smaller ...

It is not a good day for fishing. That is a blow for Ismain and Walid, who were counting on some fish protein for supper. The two men come from different countries, religions and backgrounds, but their shared love of fishing has blossomed into friendship and brought some peace of mind in forced exile.
Eight boats, carrying around 300 asylum seekers crossed the Aegean on Tuesday night, coming from Turkey to Lesvos. It has been a long time since the island had to deal with such a large number of people being smuggled from the turkish coast and authorities have been put on high alert, facing the ...
Under strict border control policies, asylum seekers who arrive by boat are sent to processing centres the Australian government manages in the Pacific ... Abdul Aziz, a Sudanese asylum seeker, addressed the crowd from Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, where he has been kept for the last five years.
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 a ...

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.
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 remain ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The last federal Labor conference in 2015 saw an emotional debate on the floor about asylum boat turnbacks. A motion to end turnbacks, supported by a number of current frontbenchers, was defeated. Shorten made undertakings at the last federal conference to double the number of asylum seekers ...
Australia's practice of turning back boats and offshore processing have attracted the most interest. When Australia can't safely turn back a boat, it transfers the asylum seekers on board to a third country (Nauru and, until recently, Papua New Guinea), where their asylum claims are assessed. Refugees are ...
... 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?
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 ...


 

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