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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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"...

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...