Tag Archives: Java

THREATS DELIVER ASYLUM SEEKERS – Tuesday July 9 2013

– The Indonesian Navy had planned to meet a merchant ship carrying a group of asylum seekers who threatened self-harm to convince the crew to take them to Christmas Island. New details of the drama on the MV Sichem Hawk, … 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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POLICE ARREST IRANIAN PEOPLE SMUGGLER – Tuesday May 21 2013

– Indonesian police have arrested another alleged people smuggler as part of the most concerted effort in years to catch and lock up those who transport refugees by boat to Australia. Alleged Iranian smuggling kingpin Mohammad Hadi, also known as … Continue reading

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SMUGGLERS ACCUSED OF SCUTTLING – Tuesday July 3 2012

– The Gillard Government is investigating whether people smugglers deliberately capsized two wooden boats between Java and Christmas Island, resulting in the loss of 94 lives. Smugglers have scuttled rickety fishing vessels in the past to hasten rescue efforts and … Continue reading

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