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Boat of Vietnamese asylum seekers turned back after 40-minute interviews

Major General Andrew Bottrell gives evidence at a Senate hearing on Monday. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian Forty-six migrants offloaded at port in April...

Vietnamese asylum seekers forcibly returned by Australia face jail

The second boat carrying Vietnamese asylum seekers off the Western Australian coast in July 2015. Photograph: ABC TV Four people go on trial after four...

Australia and Vietnam further cooperation to stamp out people smuggling

Monday, 12 December 2016 A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security will...

Government quiet over reports Navy seeking to return Vietnamese asylum seekers

Updated 17 Apr 2015, 6:20pm The Federal Government is refusing to confirm reports that the Navy is attempting to return a large group of asylum...

Australian Navy returns 46 asylum seekers to Vietnam after intercepting group en route to...

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton addresses the media PHOTO: Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has refused to comment, citing 'operational matters' AM By political editor Chris Uhlmann and...

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...

Asylum seekers who came on boats to Australia jailed in Vietnam, advocacy group says

PHOTO: The asylum seeker boat from Vietnam was detected at the beginning of June. (Supplied) PM By Peta Donald Posted 14 Nov 2016, 7:03pm STORY: Dutton, Turnbull...

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:...

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"...

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...