Tag Archives: AMSA

SECRET REPORT ON ASYLUM BOAT WITHHELD FROM POLICE – Saturday July 27 2013

– A crucial top-secret report into the Australian authorities’ response to the distress of the ill-fated asylum seeker boat known as the SIEV 358 was deliberately withheld from a West Australian police investigation into the sinking which killed 104 men. … Continue reading

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DEADLY DELAY IN BOAT RESCUE – Sunday July 14 2013

– Customs and Border Protection waited hours before directing its ship to go to the rescue of a foundering asylum seeker boat that eventually capsized on Friday night, killing a baby boy and leaving eight other people missing, feared drowned. … Continue reading

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SAS PROPOSAL UNDER ATTACK – Tuesday July 9 2013

– Moves by the Australian government to use special forces to board merchant vessels carrying asylum seekers could spark international diplomatic incidents, a law of the sea expert said. ANU’s Professor Don Rothwell was responding to opposition immigration spokesman Scott … Continue reading

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