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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...

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...

Tony Abbott tight-lipped on suspected Vietnamese asylum seeker boat

Prime Minister Tony Abbott. Photo: Andrew Meares Nicole Hasham July 21 2015 Prime Minister Tony Abbott is refusing to say how a suspected boat of Vietnamese asylum...

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...

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...

Asylum seekers arrive in WA’s north-west

Updated 20 Jul 2013, 6:52pm Locals who watched 17 asylum seekers being transferred to the mainland at Dampier in WA's north-west on Friday night say...

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...

Vietnamese asylum seekers returned by plane in the dead of night: reports

Prime Minister Tony Abbott refused to comment on reports the Vietnamese asylum seekers had been returned, saying it wasn't his government's job to "run...

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...