Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

AFP FUNDING BECOMING AN ISSUE

Friday August 30 2013 – The Australian Federal Police has no operational power in Indonesia, but when people smugglers are busted by Indonesian police, Australian manpower and money are often playing a role in the background. Head of the AFP … Continue reading

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BOUNTY ON BOATS: COALITION BUY-BACK TO PUT AN END TO PEOPLE SMUGGLERS

Friday August 23 2013 – A boat buy-back scheme and bounties paid in Indonesia are part of a planned crackdown on people smuggling, under a Coalition government. Australian taxpayers would buy leaking fishing boats from poor fishermen where intelligence identified … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO AUSTRALIA. NOW GO AWAY – Sunday July 21 2013

– Australia’s new hardline treatment of refugees has begun, with 81 asylum seekers on their way to Papua New Guinea after arriving in Australian waters early on Saturday. The asylum seekers – most from Iran – are the first to … 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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POLICE TARGET SRI LANKAN BUSINESSMAN OVER DOUBLE MURDER CASE – Monday March 25 2013

– Homicide detectives are yet to track down a Sri Lankan businessman whom they believe holds the key to unlocking a decade-old murder mystery. Nihal York has been on the run for at least three years and is wanted for … Continue reading

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LIFE IN REVIEW – Saturday March 2 2013

– It’s almost dinner time in a leafy neighbourhood in Sydney’s outer west. A group of small boys is immersed in a game of soccer. A toddler glides shakily by on a bike he has only just learnt to ride. … Continue reading

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MINISTER TO LOOK INTO CAMP CLAIM – Thursday February 7 2013

– New Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor will examine allegations by a veteran nurse of appalling conditions, including a series of suicide attempts and gang rapes, at the Nauru detention centre. Mr O’Conner, sworn into the role this week, said he … Continue reading

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SEX ACCUSED FLEES SRI LANKA – Monday December 3 2012

– Bernard McGrath, the convicted Australian paedophile wanted on more than 250 child sex charges, has beaten law enforcement agencies again, fleeing Sri Lanka last week. McGrath, wanted since June, was reportedly living on a tea plantation in the Sri … Continue reading

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EXTRADITION LAPSE LETS ABUSERS GO FREE – Monday November 26 2012

– A former Catholic brother charged five months ago with hundreds of counts of sexual abuse against children and young adults is now living in Sri Lanka because authorities dragged their feet in seeking his extradition to Australia. Former St … Continue reading

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FISHING BOAT ‘ATTACKED’ OFF SRI LANKA – Friday October 19 2012

– A group of asylum seekers have reportedly seized a fishing boat off Sri Lanka and are seeking to come to Australia. The Sri Lankan “Times Online” has reported a boat was seized from a fishing crew at Kudawella, 50 … Continue reading

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