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Amnesty International  Report 2013


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Australia: Submission to the United Nations Committee ...
28 October 2014

This briefing highlights Amnesty International's ongoing concerns in relation to Australia's implementation of the UN Convention against Torture and ...

Report       ASA 12/004/2014

Cambodia: New deal with Australia signs away refugee rights ...
25 September 2014

A new low in Australia's deplorable and inhumane treatment of asylum seekers has been reached with a deal to apparently ship refugees to Cambodia ...

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Australia: Asylum seekers at risk of return to Sri Lanka
9 July 2014

153 Sri Lankan asylum seekers travelling by boat from India and intercepted by the Australian Navy are at risk of being returned to Sri Lanka, where ...

Urgent Action       ASA 12/003/2014

Australia: Handover of Sri Lankan asylum seekers a ...
8 July 2014

The potential handover of 153 asylum seekers to Sri Lanka's Navy would put Australia in blatant breach of international law and set a dangerous precedent ...

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Amnesty International | Australia: High hopes for full High ...
8 July 2014

Amnesty International expresses relief that High Court deliberations have put the transfer of asylum seekers to Sri Lanka's Navy in doubt, a plan that ...

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Australia: This is still breaking people: Update on human ...
12 May 2014

There appears to have been little or no effort by the Australian and Papua New Guinean governments to address the recommendations in Amnesty ...

Report       ASA 12/002/2014

Amnesty International | Australia and Cambodia should scrap ...
1 May 2014

An agreement between Cambodia and Australia to forcibly transfer asylum seekers to the Southeast Asian country should be scrapped, Amnesty ...

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Nauru's refusal of access to detention centre another attempt ...
29 April 2014

Nauru's refusal to grant Amnesty International access to its Australian-run asylum seeker detention centre appears to be the latest attempt to avoid public ...

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Injustice incorporated: Corporate abuses and the human right ...
7 March 2014

Victims of human rights violations and abuses frequently face significant challenges when seeking remedy. This book explores the challenges involved ...

Report       POL 30/001/2014

Australia: Manus Island asylum seekers still at risk
27 February 2014

Asylum seekers held at a detention centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, continue to be at risk following two nights of violence on 16 and 17 ...

Urgent Action       ASA 12/001/2014