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Vietnamese asylum seekers secretly held at sea for more than a month, commander tells...

HMAS Choules arrives in Sydney PHOTO: The asylum seekers were sent back to Vietnam on board HMAS Choules (Royal Australian Navy: Shane Cameron) By political reporter...

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...

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Country Information Report: Vietnam, 21 June...

http://dfat.gov.au/about-us/publications/Documents/country-information-report-vietnam.pdf

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...

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...

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...

Saving the World, One Life at a Time

By Shira Sebban on October 15, 2016 Asylum Seekers Social media may have changed the world, but it’s also made campaigning to make at least one...

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...