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Asylum Seekers

Friday, May 20, 2016
AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Children are often overlooked among the many millions around the globe who are refugees or those who are seeking asylum. Even still— many...
Friday, January 22, 2016
Jewel Topsfield and Amilia Rosa ROTE ISLAND, Indonesia (Sydney Morning Herald/Pacific Media Watch): The captain of an asylum seeker boat who said he was paid thousands of dollars by an Australian...
Friday, November 13, 2015
OPINION: Martyn Bradbury of The Daily Blog: RNZ reports… Figures released by Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton on people detained at Christmas Island showed of the 199...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
AUCKLAND (Māori Television / Pacific Media Watch): A detainee at Australia's Christmas Island Immigration Detention centre says armed officers have moved in to take back control of the facility...
Monday, November 9, 2015
MELBOURNE (ABC News / Pacific Media Watch): The Australian federal government has confirmed a number of people at the Christmas Island Detention Centre are involved in a "stand-off" with...
Monday, November 9, 2015
This is the Julia Gillard interview on Al Jazeera that defends how asylum seekers have been detained in "toxic and inhumane conditions" on Manus Island and Nauru. Chris Graham of New...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
SYDNEY (Amnesty International/Pacific Media Watch): New evidence gathered by Amnesty International suggests that Australia’s maritime border control operations now resemble a lawless venture...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
SYDNEY (Al Jazeera/Amnesty International/ Pacific Media Watch): Nauru's government has banned all journalists from reporting from the country in a move likely to heighten concern about refugees...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
SYDNEY (Pacific Scoop/ABC News/Pacific Media Watch): An Australian women’s human rights campaign has appealed to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to urgently remove all asylum seekers from the...
Friday, October 9, 2015
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): The Nauru government is reportedly preparing to allow local journalists to enter the island's asylum seeker detention centre,...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
PARIS (Reporters Without Borders/ Pacific Media Watch): Australia’s Border Force Act, which took effect on 30 June, reflects a disturbing desire to deny access to information about the often...
Monday, April 20, 2015
Mary Baines WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ Pacific Media Watch): A contractor, International Health and Medical Services (IHMS), says it supports an Australian Bill that would allow...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
NAURU (Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Media Watch): An independent report has confirmed cases of mistreatment and abuse of asylum seekers at an Australian-run detention centre in Nauru,...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Pacific Media Watch): Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy will today call for New Zealand to increase its quota of refugees. Dame Susan will speak at a...
Monday, October 27, 2014
Humanitarian organisations and leading experts are calling the conditions at Australia’s asylum seeker detention centres in the Pacific “worse than ever”. They are advocating for...