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We’re a Disparate Group of Australians Doing the Work Our Government Won’t

When I heard that a woman who attempted to seek asylum in Australia but had her boat returned to Vietnam was about to be...

Vietnamese asylum seeker returned by Australia says ‘a bullet would be better’

Vietnamese asylum seeker Tran Thi Lua stands together with her three children. PHOTO: Vietnamese asylum seeker Tran Thi Lua and her three children. (Supplied:...

UNICEF statement on Australia and Vietnam signing MOU to return Vietnamese asylum seekers

Statement attributable to Amy Lamoin, Head of Policy and Advocacy, UNICEF Australia SYDNEY, 13 December 2016 - UNICEF Australia notes the announcement yesterday that a...

Women flee Vietnam for second time following turn-back from Australia

Three women who fled Vietnam, only to be sent back by the Australian Government, have again fled their homeland, as Vietnamese authorities "strictly punish"...

Suspected asylum seeker vessel heading for Dampier off WA’s North West coast

Updated 20 Jul 2015, 5:39pm A suspected asylum seeker boat has been spotted off Dampier in Western Australia's North West region. A Federal Government source has...

Amnesty International Public Statement

VIET NAM: IMPRISONMENT OF ASYLUM SEEKER FORCIBLY RETURNED BY AUSTRALIA WOULD BE UNLAWFUL AND COULD BE DISASTROUS FOR HER FOUR YOUNG CHILDREN 11 August 2016,...

UN informed of Australia’s secretive return of Vietnamese asylum seekers

"Australia should never return a refugee to persecution": Daniel Webb of the Human Rights Law Centre. April 21, 2015 The Australian Government has secretly returned 46...

Election 2016: Peter Dutton, Malcolm Turnbull confirm Vietnam asylum seeker boat turn-back

PHOTO: The asylum seeker boat from Vietnam was detected at the beginning of June. (Supplied) By political reporter Jane Norman Updated 22 Jun 2016, 3:18pm Asylum seeker...

Letter from Human Rights Law Centre in support of Vietnamese asylum seekers

17 April 2015 Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights United Nations Office at Geneva 8-14 Avenue de la Paix 1211 Geneva 10, SWITZERLAND By email: urgent-action@ohchr.org To: Special...