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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...

Kids ‘orphaned’ as Vietnam jails parents over asylum bid

Ms Loan with her four children outside courthouse where her appeal against a three-year sentence was rejected. AMANDA HODGE, NGA L.H. NGUYEN, The Australian, 12:00AM...

Retired US Ambassador Visits Vietnamese Asylum Seekers in Indonesian Detention

Retired US Ambassador Grover Joseph Rees recently visited the 18 Vietnamese asylum seekers in detention in Kuningan, South Jakarta. The former US Ambassador to East...

Vietnam jails four asylum seekers over voyage to Australia despite ‘no retribution’ promise

Tran Thi Loan, 46, is appealing a three-year sentence handed to her in April. By Jessica Longbottom Updated 26 May 2016, 8:27pm Four people sent back...

The New Wave of Vietnamese ‘Boatpeople’ Seeking Asylum in Australia

Policy & Politics | 23/04/2015 11:46:00 AM Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce PRESS RELEASE 23.4.15: The New Wave of Vietnamese ‘Boatpeople’ The latest figures available from the...

Australia returned 46 asylum seekers to Vietnam, says immigration minister

An Australian navy boat (left) shadowing a boat believed to be carrying asylum seekers in July 2012. Photograph: BASARNAS/AFP/Getty Images Paul Farrell Tuesday 5 May 2015...

Lụa and Loan, Two Asylum Seekers Rejected by Australia

  Kathy Triệu A Look Inside Published July 19, 2017 in Episode 76 41-year-old Trần Thị Lụa is speaking to me from a detention center in Indonesia. “It’s very...

Fate of Vietnamese Asylum Seeker Children Hangs in the Balance

A group of Vietnamese asylum seekers, including 12 children, have tried to reach Australia by boat for the second time, writes Shira Sebban, 16...

Suspected asylum seeker boat ‘unlikely to dock’ after interception, WA water police say

PHOTO: The suspected asylum seeker boat near a cargo ship off Dampier on Monday (ABC TV) By Charlotte Hamlyn Updated 21 Jul 2015, 1:30pm Police assisting in...

Turned back by Australia, Vietnamese recognised as refugees in Indonesia

JUNE 11 2017 Shira Sebban Ever since they were forcibly returned by Australia to Vietnam two years ago, mother-of-four Tran Thi Thanh Loan and mother-of-three Tran...