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Thursday, December 13, 2018

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,...

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...

Recrimination awaits rejected Vietnamese asylum seekers

Bishop Paul Cao Dinh Thuyen, centre, the retired bishop of Vinh diocese in central Vietnam, says indefinite imprisonment awaits many Vietnamese asylum seekers whose...

APRRN STATEMENT: APRRN CONDEMNS AUSTRALIA’S RETURN OF 46 VIETNAMESE ASYLUM SEEKERS FOUND AT SEA

April 28, 2015 The Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN), a network of over 230 civil society organisations and individuals working in 26 countries, condemns...

Media Release: JRS deeply concerned over return of 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers

HMAS Choules intercepted and returned 46 Vietnamese asylum seekers who had been found in waters north of Australia. 21 April 2015 Jesuit Refugee Service Australia (JRS)...

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...

Abbott government under fire for secret bid to hand back asylum seekers to Vietnam

The HMAS Choules (right) was close to the southern port city of Vung Tau. Photo: Kate Geraghty April 17 2015 Heath Aston Vietnamese Australians and human rights activists...

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...

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...