Consider the way you will vote next year, and choose a party who will stand up for the rights of asylum seekers. We are also investing in eight new patrol vessels with improved surveillance and response capability - strengthening our Border Protection Command, which already has18 vessels and 18 aircraft available for patrolling Australian waters all year round.
I had worked a lot with refugees during my time with the UN, especially in Kosovo and Gaza. Stop selling our national character short. When LNA forces entered, they committed what appeared to be war crimes, killing civilians and summarily executing and desecrating the bodies of opposition fighters.
This ebb and flow has been evident since the time when Malcolm Fraser was our Prime Minister in the s and the people arriving in boats were from Vietnam. Likewise, when migrants come to Australia, they are often greeted by greasy looks and the harsh stereotypes of that nationality.
The investment community can be assured that the future of mining in Australia is strong and secure, And to all of our mining communities across the length and breadth of Australia, I assure you that your future is also secure and your prospects are bright.
But down to the business of today. It is a shallow slogan. She does not love him, but she needs safety and security. On October 4, unidentified armed men including a suicide bomber, attacked a courthouse in Misrata where regular criminal proceedings were taking place, killing at least four and injuring several people.
Of course, regardless of the domestic legal position, under international law Australia cannot contract out its legal responsibilities and remains responsible for the plight of people it sends to Manus and Nauru.
We ultimately destroy the illegal boats we intercept. Asylum seekers arrive in the country, seeking safety and peace, after living in horrific environments, where they are often deprived of basic human rights.
Julie Bishop and Australia's UN Ambassador Gary Quinlan led negotiations at the United Nations Security Council to adopt a unanimous resolution, demanding that the armed groups in control of the crash site refrain from interfering with it and allow for the repatriation of victims and an international investigation into the attack.
In the lead up to the G20 meeting in Brisbane, Tony Abbott focused world attention on Russia's role in the shooting down of the civilian plane.
We should also understand that what drives the peaks and troughs in the numbers of boats trying to get to Australia has less to do with what we do here and more to do with the conditions people are escaping - conditions like war, genocide, imprisonment without trial, torture, harassment by authorities, the disappearance of family and friends, and children growing up in refugee camps with no prospect of ever again seeing their home.
Al-Nadhouri rescinded the order on February 23 after public pressure, and replaced it with another order requiring all men and women ages 18 to 45 to acquire clearance by relevant security agencies ahead of any international travel from east Libya.
Arriving by boat would just be a ticket back to the regional processing centre. Watch from the During the past month the primary refusal rate has exceeded 70 per cent.
Hussein, the Afghani boy I spoke about earlier, was released from detention three months later. His release could not be confirmed; independent international observers have not seen or heard from Gaddafi since June Three weeks and three days after my family left the shores of Latvia, my little sister died.
Authorities in Misrata and Tripoli have detained a number of people displaced from Benghazi, often on dubious terrorism allegations.
Tony Abbott claims that the Howard Government had an active policy of turning boats back. All attempts to calculate a definitive amount that covers the costs of mandatory detention and assistance to asylum seekers are fraught with complexity.
Asylum Seeker In today’s society we are safe; we can go outside and not have any worries about our safety. In Australia we have the freedom of speech; we have the right to elect our Prime Ministers. And we are very fortunate that we live in Australia and yet we all seem to take it [ ].
Full transcript: Gillard's asylum policy speech Read the full text of Prime Minister Julia Gillard's announcement of her government's policy on asylum seekers at the Lowy Institute. Updated.
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