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Interesting infographic on asylum seekers | My Town, Melbourne

“How many Asylum Seekers were there worldwide Was Australia swamped?How long were Asylum Seekers detained?

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison now has unchecked power to decide the outcomes that will affect the lives of asylum seekers and refugees coming to Australia. Previous immigration ministers have had…  https://theconversation.com/new-law-gives-morrison-unprecedented-control-over-asylum-seekers-35106

Immigration Minister Scott Morrison now has unchecked power to decide the outcomes that will affect the lives of asylum seekers and refugees coming to Australia. Previous immigration ministers have had…

PNG says refugee resettlement deal to be revised due to lack of public support   Peter O’Neill tells Tony Abbott that a new policy on resettling people held on Manus will be taken to cabinet after lengthy public consultation   Tony Abbott and Peter O'Neill in Port Moresby in March.

PNG says refugee resettlement deal to be revised due to lack of public support Peter O’Neill tells Tony Abbott that a new policy on resettling people held on Manus will be taken to cabinet after lengthy public consultation Tony Abbott and Peter O'Neill in Port Moresby in March.

The UK is now turning its back on migrants dying at sea – have we learned nothing from Australia?   The end of British support for search and rescue operations in the southern Mediterranean is appalling. Yet again, the British Conservatives have filched policy from their former colony  .

Even bringing peace and a unity government to Libya may not be enough to stem the Mediterranean migration crisis, says Ed Butler – we need to give both the migrants and the traffickers an alternative

Vigilantes attack refugees in Nauru

Urgent: Vigilantes attack Nauruan refugees – one man blinded - Refugee Action Coalition

Sarah Hanson-Young: The Abbott government plans to send hundreds of refugees to Cambodia. Ironically, many poor Cambodians are displaced refugees in their own country

Abbott's dirty deal with Cambodia will condemn refugees to destitution

Almost a quarter of the 1,028 asylum seekers on the island have needed medical isolation, hospitalisation or other treatment in the past eight months, detention centre data shows, and 18 had to be emergency evacuated to Australia with a life-threatening illness

Almost a quarter of the asylum seekers on the island have needed medical isolation, hospitalisation or other treatment in the past eight months, detention centre data shows, and 18 had to be emergency evacuated to Australia with a life-threatening illness

Unconfirmed reports of fresh violence at the Manus Island detention centre have emerged, with refugee advocates claiming that security guards and locals have attacked protesters inside the Oscar and Delta Compounds. The Refugee Action Collective has claimed that security guards began “attacking and beating protesters” around 4pm, Manus Island time. Collective spokesman Chris Breen provided SBS with photos, which he claimed showed guards, police, locals and the Transfield Emergency Response…

"Guantánamo of the Pacific": Australian Asylum Seekers Wage Hunger Strike at Offshore Detention Site

A massive hunger strike is underway at what some are calling "the Guantánamo Bay of the Pacific." The Manus Island detention center is paid for by the Australian government and run by an Australian contractor, Transfield Services, but located offshore on Papua New Guinea’s soil. The inmates are not accused of any crimes — they are asylum seekers from war-ravaged countries who are waiting indefinitely for their refugee status determinations. They are asking the United Nations to intervene ...

"Guantánamo of the Pacific": Australian Asylum Seekers Wage Hunger Strike at Offshore Detention Site

In its annual report issued this week, the international organisation said that Australia was failing to respect international standards regarding the protection of asylum seekers and refugees.

Australia going to 'unthinkable' lengths to return Syria detainees, emails show Guardian Australia Exclusive: asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru being returned to face certain harm, say human rights experts August 2014