asylum-seeking - updates

Rappler's latest stories on asylum-seeking


Australia returning asylum-seekers to Vietnam – report

Apr 17, 2015 - 3:10 PM

Since July 2013 Australia sends asylum seekers arriving on boats to detention centers on Papua New Guinea s Manus Island and Nauru

PROTEST. A protest is held in front of the immigration centre in Melbourne, Australia, 04 August 2014. The demonstrators support the 157 asylum seekers who have been sent to Nauru. File Photo by David Crosling/EPA

Australian-born baby denied refugee status

Oct 15, 2014 - 4:29 PM

Australia denies asylum seekers arriving by boat resettlement in the country sending them instead to camps in Nauru and Papua New Guinea

Land, sea, and air: 2013's transport disasters

Dec 31, 2013 - 10:07 PM

Untimely events across the globe where human engineering wasn t enough to keep people property and natural resources safe

Australia boat arrivals slow as Indonesia arrests smugglers

Oct 11, 2013 - 2:58 PM

Under Operation Sovereign Borders a sharp reduction in Australian bound asylum seeking boat interceptions looks to have occurred

STOP THE BOATS. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says his policies to stop people-smuggling into Australia are working. AFP / Saeed Khan

106 rescued from sinking asylum-seeker boat

Aug 20, 2013 - 12:40 PM

3RD UPDATE 106 people were rescued from a partially submerged asylum seeker boat off Australia Tuesday with only two suffering minor injuries

Australia's new PM in Indonesia for boat-people talks

Jul 05, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Australian PM Kevin Rudd held talks on asylum seekers with Indonesia s president on Friday

TALKING ASYLUM-SEEKING. Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd (R) walks with Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono shortly before a meeting at Bogor Palace in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, 05 July 2013. EPA/MAST IRHAM