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  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Cast adrift: Australia risks its international standing over asylum-seeker policies

https://62e528761d0685343e1c-f3d1b99a743ffa4142d9d7f1978d9686.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/files/134202/section/width496/3j9prmft-1471308928.jpgOnly Australia uses less-developed countries to process refugee claims. AAP/Eoin Blackwell The “Nauru files”, which detail reports of abuse in Australia’s asylum-seeker detention centre on Nauru, have received global attention since their release. They should provide a flashpoint for the Turnbull government to reassess the longstanding policy of offshore detention of asylum seekers before more serious harm is inflicted [...]

  • Jul 27 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Students debate end to atrocities | PHOTOS

YEAR nine and 10 students from Horsham, St Brigid’s, Dimboola and Edenhope colleges have gathered for a model United Nations to debate how to stop genocide. About 60 students split up into groups and each was assigned a country to represent at the model UN hosted by Dimboola Memorial College on Friday. Dimboola teacher Marcy Britten said [...]

  • Jan 20 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Losing Their Religion

LOSING THEIR RELIGION Amanda Hodge AMANDA HODGE 3337 words 5 December 2015 The Australian Magazine AUSMAG 1 24 English © 2015 News Limited. All rights reserved.   It’s known as a peaceful faith. But in Buddhist countries across Asia, radical monks are inciting a rising tide of Islamaphobia A shin Wirathu Thero sits primly beneath [...]

  • Apr 23 / 2013
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Asia-Pacific

Australia : UNSC on humanitarian situation in Syria

Australia : UNSC on humanitarian situation in Syria 355 words 23 April 2013 Mena Report MENREP English © 2013 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com). Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com Company   Foreign Minister Bob Carr welcomed remarks delivered by Rwanda on behalf of all United Nations Security Council members, including Australia, on Syria. Senator Carr said this is the [...]

  • Dec 15 / 2012
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Asia-Pacific

United Nations warns of moral duty to refugees

  News United Nations warns of moral duty to refugees BY BIANCA HALL IMMIGRATION CORRESPONDENT 477 words 15 December 2012 The Age AGEE First 7 English © 2012 Copyright John Fairfax Holdings Limited.www.theage.com.au   AUSTRALIA and Nauru could be in breach of their international obligations to protect refugees,the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has found. [...]

  • Aug 24 / 2012
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Asia-Pacific

The UN Refugee Agency has told the Federal Govt it won’t play any…

  The UN Refugee Agency has told the Federal Govt it won’t play any… 314 words 24 August 2012 Federal Government Broadcast Alerts MMAGBA English Copyright 2012 Media Monitors Australia Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved   24/08/2012 12:19:07 RN Radio National Canberra The World Today Eleanor Hall The UN Refugee Agency has told the Federal [...]

  • Aug 14 / 2012
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Asia-Pacific

As it happened: Parliament debates offshore processing

  As it happened: Parliament debates offshore processing 4392 words 14 August 2012 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News ABCNEW English (c) 2012 Australian Broadcasting Corporation   Federal Parliament has debated amended legislation which would clear the way for a return to offshore processing in Nauru and on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island. A marathon six-hour [...]

  • Mar 17 / 2012
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Asia-Pacific

Bob the rebuilder

  News Review Bob the rebuilder Peter Hartcher, Phillip Coorey Peter Hartcher and Phillip Coorey 2152 words 17 March 2012 The Sydney Morning Herald SMHH First 1 English © 2012 Copyright John Fairfax Holdings Limited.www.smh.com.au   Bob Carr goes to Canberra as a healer – of oceans, warring cultures and his riven party. In his first [...]

  • Jun 21 / 2011
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Asia-Pacific

FED:Gillard tells caucus to be patient

FED:Gillard tells caucus to be patient 388 words 21 June 2011 Australian Associated Press General News AAP English (c) 2011 Australian Associated Press Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved   LABOR By Paul Osborne, AAP Senior Political Writer CANBERRA, June 21 AAP – Prime Minister Julia Gillard has urged Labor MPs to be patient as the [...]

  • Jun 21 / 2011
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Asia-Pacific

Gillard urges caucus to be patient

Gillard urges caucus to be patient 328 words 21 June 2011 11:51 Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies OANA English © Copyright 2011. OANA. All rights reserved.   Prime Minister Julia Gillard has urged Labor MPs to be patient, as the government edges closer to delivering on the key promises she made after ousting Kevin Rudd. [...]

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