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‘Immigrants being treated as prisoners in Britain’

July 14th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Asylum seekers and illegal immigrants in Britain are being virtually treated as prisoners in the country's immigration detention centres, the chief inspector of prisons has said. Reacting to the ... Read more...

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Australia seeks help from Sri Lanka on flow of asylum seekers

November 8th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 8 (DPA) Releasing Tamils from camps and reintegrating them into Sri Lankan society would help staunch the flow of asylum seekers crossing the Indian Ocean, Australia Foreign Minister Stephen ... Read more...

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Indonesian navy arrests 260 Sri Lankan migrants

October 12th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Oct 12 (DPA) The Indonesian navy arrested 260 migrants from Sri Lanka who were suspected of sailing in to seek asylum in Australia, officials and media reports said Monday. Navy spokesman Iskandar ... Read more...

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Australian Navy nabs boats with 54 suspected asylum-seekers

March 15th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 15 (DPA) The Australian Navy intercepted a boat suspected of carrying 54 asylum-seekers off the coast of the Northern Territory, officials said Sunday. The passengers and crew were taken to the ... Read more...

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Boat carrying escaping refugees sinks off Indonesia, 3 dead

January 15th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 15 (DPA) A Pakistani and two Afghan refugees were killed after a boat carrying 18 Australia-bound asylum seekers who escaped an Indonesian immigration detention centre sank off eastern Indonesia, the ... Read more...

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Glasgow bomber Bilal Abdulla jailed for 32 years (Lead)

December 17th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Iraqi doctor Bilal Abdulla, who along with an India-born accomplice staged the Glasgow airport bombings in 2007, was Wednesday sentenced to a 32-year prison term.The second accused in ... Read more...

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27 Indian youth arrested in Colombo for overstaying

September 8th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 8 (IANS) Sri Lankan Immigration officials arrested a batch of 27 Indian youth here during the weekend for staying on though their visas have expired, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Prisoners watching hardcore porn on Oz Government computers!

June 2nd, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 2 (ANI): Illegal Indonesian fishermen are accessing hardcore pornography on Federal Government computers at Darwin's immigration detention centre in Berrimah.According to the Northern Territory News, security guards have ... Read more...

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LTTE rebel Karuna released from British jail

May 9th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
London, May 9 (IANS) "Col. Karuna", a renegade Tamil Tiger leader who rights groups say committed war crimes in Sri Lanka, has been released from a British jail ahead of possible deportation ... Read more...

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Australia to deport 11 Indian workers

May 8th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 8 (IANS) Eleven Indians working illegally in Australia will be deported after they were caught in the New South Wales Riverina by Department of Immigration and Citizenship officials, ... Read more...

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