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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...