Latest News

You can filter the articles by the following criteria.

Found 9 Results.

AUSTRALIA: Asylum seekers denied the right to health

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from The Asylum Seeker Project (http://asp.hothammission.org.au/), in Melbourne, Australia, detailing the plight of seve...

AUSTRALIA: Asylum seekers denied the right to food

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has received information from a local organization, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) (www.asrc.org.au), of the Australian GovernmentÂ’s c...

AUSTRALIA: ‘Last resort’ for asylum seeker Stephen Khan

Last resort’ for asylum seeker Stephen Khan AUSTRALIA: Mandatory detention and denial of the right to asylum, denial of independent fair trial, serious risk of ill-treatment if expatriated ̵...

AHRC Statement: An Australia Day for us all

The Asian Human Rights Commission takes the opportunity of Australia Day 2002 to congratulate Dr Aamer Sultan on his recent special commendation by the Australian Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Co...

AUSTRALIA: Aboriginal death in custody: suicide or murder?

This is an appeal for urgent legal assistance as well as for sending emails and faxes in support of an aboriginal widow, Letty Scott, who is fighting for justice in the High Court of Australia.

AUSTRALIA: Fear of forcible repatriation – Refugees stranded off Australian coast

Dear Friends, Regarding our earlier urgent appeal (28-08-2001) on the refugee crisis in Australia, we are forwarding the following appeal by Amnesty International in Australia for your urgent action. ...

AUSTRALIA: A refugee crisis – The denial of the right to asylum

The Norwegian freighter, Tampa with 438 asylum-seekers on board, primarily people from Afghanistan, remains just outside of Australia's territorial waters off the coast of Christmas Island about 1,000...

UPDATE (AUSTRALIA): Immigration Minister attacks parliamentary report

Dear Friends, Regarding our earlier urgent appeal (29-05-2001) on brutal treatment of asylum seekers in Australia, we are sending you some news update to draw your continuous attention and support. Th...

AUSTRALIA: The denial of the right to asylum and inhumane

Twenty-two detainees arrested and hunger strike AUSTRALIA: The denial of the right to asylum and inhumane treatment ————————————...