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The Hindu
Iffat Fatima talks about Kashmir documentary 'Khoon Diy Baarav'the oppression but the resistance,” says Iffat. The film was in the eye of the
Iffat Fatima talks about Kashmir documentary 'Khoon Diy Baarav'
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
the oppression but the resistance,” says Iffat. The film was in the eye of the storm recently when, at a screening at the Centre of Social Sciences and Humanities at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT-D), some students protested... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
‘Inhuman, animal-like violence’of Mexican tourists in the Western Desert when the army mistook them for terror
‘Inhuman, animal-like violence’
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 hours ago
of Mexican tourists in the Western Desert when the army mistook them for terrorists. The signatories included the Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights, the Association of Freedom of Thoughts and Expression, Al-Nadeem Centre for the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
coup protester acquitted on civil-rights defencethe ban on political rallies after the 2014 coup and fought the case with suppo
coup protester acquitted on civil-rights defence
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
the ban on political rallies after the 2014 coup and fought the case with support from the Thai Human Rights Lawyers Centre. He was detained by the military after showing a sheet of A4 paper saying, "We don't recognise the coup" in front of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Australia directed officials how to address Nauru rights concerns, documents showon how to respond to questions about political turmoil and alleged corruption i
Australia directed officials how to address Nauru rights concerns, documents show
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
on how to respond to questions about political turmoil and alleged corruption in Nauru, where it has an asylum seeker detention centre, documents obtained by Reuters under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request show. The diplomatic cables,... Read more
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The Star
Australia directed officials how to address Nauru rights concerns, documents showon how to respond to questions about political turmoil and alleged corruption i
Australia directed officials how to address Nauru rights concerns, documents show
The Star / Posted yesterday
on how to respond to questions about political turmoil and alleged corruption in Nauru, where it has an asylum seeker detention centre, documents obtained by Reuters under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request show. The diplomatic cables,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Centenary Celebrations of the University of Fort Harefor the battle that lay ahead. It was a battle against circumstances and ideolo
Centenary Celebrations of the University of Fort Hare
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
for the battle that lay ahead. It was a battle against circumstances and ideologies, but more than that it was a battle for freedom. I am humbled to have walked among some of the greatest minds to emerge from this university; to have known giants... Read more
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Swissinfo
Australia directed officials how to address Nauru rights concerns, documents showon how to respond to questions about political turmoil and alleged corruption i
Australia directed officials how to address Nauru rights concerns, documents show
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
on how to respond to questions about political turmoil and alleged corruption in Nauru, where it has an asylum seeker detention centre, documents obtained by Reuters under a Freedom of Information (FOI) request show. The diplomatic cables,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pragmatism v principle: What can Australia learn from the US presidential race?argument in favour of pursuing principled positions and eschewing "pragmatism"
Pragmatism v principle: What can Australia learn from the US presidential race?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
argument in favour of pursuing principled positions and eschewing "pragmatism" is that it is the only way of shifting the centre of any given debate. The weakness with the principles-at-any-cost approach is that, at some point, refusing to budge... Read more
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iol.co.za
Thai army accused of torturecamps. Alleged beatings of suspects, threats at gunpoint, sensory deprivation
Thai army accused of torture
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
camps. Alleged beatings of suspects, threats at gunpoint, sensory deprivation and suffocation were all routine during detention, researchers said. “What we have documented is the tip of the iceberg,” said Pornpen Khongkachonkiet, of the Cross... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Thai army accused of torture in war-hit southrebels can be detained for six weeks without charge. As a result many young Mu
Thai army accused of torture in war-hit south
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 3 days ago
rebels can be detained for six weeks without charge. As a result many young Muslim men have been swept into arbitrary detention where they are vulnerable to torture, according to a report by several well-respected advocacy groups to be... Read more
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International Business Times
Yarl's Wood detention centre: 'Britain supported Nelson Mandela – yet it treats us like this' out to be little better. After months of abuse at a house in south London, she
Yarl's Wood detention centre: 'Britain supported Nelson Mandela – yet it treats us like this'
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
out to be little better. After months of abuse at a house in south London, she ran away again, making her way to the city's centre, where she bedded down with a group of rough sleepers under Waterloo Bridge. There she huddled with Afghanis and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thai army accused of torture in war-hit southcamps. Alleged beatings of suspects, threats at gunpoint, sensory deprivation
Thai army accused of torture in war-hit south
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
camps. Alleged beatings of suspects, threats at gunpoint, sensory deprivation and suffocation were all routine during detention, researchers said. "What we have documented is the tip of the iceberg," said Pornpen Khongkachonkiet, of the Cross... Read more
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Daily News
REVISITING THE FEARLESS COMRADE43 years have passed since his demise, but he will be remembered forever for hi
REVISITING THE FEARLESS COMRADE
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
43 years have passed since his demise, but he will be remembered forever for his true humanitarian vision and people-centred politics D.B. Dhanapala in his 'Among Those Present', describes Philip Gunawardena as 'a plain man who derives his... Read more
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Daily Mail
How an innocent Spice Girls fan grew up into a hate-filled fanaticgirlfriends and stay out late. All we wanted was for her to know right and wron
How an innocent Spice Girls fan grew up into a hate-filled fanatic
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
girlfriends and stay out late. All we wanted was for her to know right and wrong and to have a good heart. We gave her the freedom to enjoy her childhood and she did us proud. She was a good girl. She never gave us any trouble.’ Academic and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Bill for drug smuggler stuck in UK £5,000 thanks to Home Office mixEarly Removal Scheme - designed to save us money by deporting foreign criminals
Bill for drug smuggler stuck in UK £5,000 thanks to Home Office mix
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
Early Removal Scheme - designed to save us money by deporting foreign criminals when they are eight months from freedom. And last December he was taken from his cell to board a flight 3,700 miles back home - only for paperwork problems... Read more
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Aljazeera
What now for South Africa's #FeesMustFall movement?in the North West province, where her mother is the family's only breadwinner.
What now for South Africa's #FeesMustFall movement?
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
in the North West province, where her mother is the family's only breadwinner. She works as an administrator at a youth detention centre, and her basic salary supports Tshepiso, her younger brother and four extended family members, including two... Read more
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CTV News
Japan deports star of documentary on dolphin killingin a Japanese village was deported to the U.S. on Friday after Tokyo airport of
Japan deports star of documentary on dolphin killing
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
in a Japanese village was deported to the U.S. on Friday after Tokyo airport officials barred his entry and he was held in detention for more than two weeks. Ric O'Barry said he was determined to come back to Japan and keep fighting to save the... Read more
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The Local
Swiss hospitality: The ladder to your international careerdifference for me. And it still does.” Today Hagelskjær is Sales Manager for B
Swiss hospitality: The ladder to your international career
The Local / Posted 8 days ago
difference for me. And it still does.” Today Hagelskjær is Sales Manager for BC Hospitality Group, the largest congress centre and event venue in Denmark. Years ago, her teenage dream was to become a journalist. That all changed after a visit... Read more
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The Local
Nordic transgender film cheered despite Arab banssent a letter to Jordan, arguing that it believed that the country's actions we
Nordic transgender film cheered despite Arab bans
The Local / Posted 8 days ago
sent a letter to Jordan, arguing that it believed that the country's actions were contrary to basic human rights such as freedom of speech. "A ban of films like 'The Danish Girl' goes completely against the spirit of the partnership that the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
'We are ready to go to jail': Sydney priests to refugees"And we are ready to go to jail, if that's what it comes to." On Wednesday, th
'We are ready to go to jail': Sydney priests to refugees
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
"And we are ready to go to jail, if that's what it comes to." On Wednesday, the High Court ruled that Australia's offshore detention is legal, clearing the way for 270 asylum seekers – including 37 babies born in Australia – to be returned either... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'We are ready to go to jail': Sydney priests to refugees"And we are ready to go to jail, if that's what it comes to." On Wednesday, th
'We are ready to go to jail': Sydney priests to refugees
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
"And we are ready to go to jail, if that's what it comes to." On Wednesday, the High Court ruled that Australia's offshore detention is legal, clearing the way for 270 asylum seekers – including 37 babies born in Australia – to be returned either... Read more
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WA Today
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freedterraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrori
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freed
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
terraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrorism during a visit to Nigeria in October. His detention sparked a wave of street protests in Nigeria among campaigners for an independent Biafran homeland, and was raised... Read more
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The Age
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freedterraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrori
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freed
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
terraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrorism during a visit to Nigeria in October. His detention sparked a wave of street protests in Nigeria among campaigners for an independent Biafran homeland, and was raised... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freedterraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrori
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freed
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
terraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrorism during a visit to Nigeria in October. His detention sparked a wave of street protests in Nigeria among campaigners for an independent Biafran homeland, and was raised... Read more
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Canberra Times
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freedterraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrori
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freed
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
terraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrorism during a visit to Nigeria in October. His detention sparked a wave of street protests in Nigeria among campaigners for an independent Biafran homeland, and was raised... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Best interests of the child must come first260 people currently in Australia, including dozens of children and infants, to
Best interests of the child must come first
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
260 people currently in Australia, including dozens of children and infants, to be deported to an immigration processing centre in Nauru. “The Committee had already expressed its concern in 2012 when it reviewed Australia at ‘the inadequate... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freedterraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrori
Nigerian rebels threaten to blow up oil tanker unless radio host is freed
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 days ago
terraced former council property in Peckham, was arrested on charges of terrorism during a visit to Nigeria in October. His detention sparked a wave of street protests in Nigeria among campaigners for an independent Biafran homeland, and was raised... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Best interests of the child must come first260 people currently in Australia, including dozens of children and infants, to
Best interests of the child must come first
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
260 people currently in Australia, including dozens of children and infants, to be deported to an immigration processing centre in Nauru. “The Committee had already expressed its concern in 2012 when it reviewed Australia at ‘the inadequate... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradit
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradition to France. After nearly three months in detention, the 32-year-old credits the power of prayer with helping her stay celibate. “A lot of lesbians around here and a... Read more
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Herald Sun
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradit
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradition to France. After nearly three months in detention, the 32-year-old credits the power of prayer with helping her stay celibate. “A lot of lesbians around here and a... Read more
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Perth Now
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradit
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradition to France. After nearly three months in detention, the 32-year-old credits the power of prayer with helping her stay celibate. “A lot of lesbians around here and a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradit
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradition to France. After nearly three months in detention, the 32-year-old credits the power of prayer with helping her stay celibate. “A lot of lesbians around here and a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradit
Playmate: ‘God saved me from lesbian sex’
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Bible to ward off lesbian temptations in a New York jail as she fights extradition to France. After nearly three months in detention, the 32-year-old credits the power of prayer with helping her stay celibate. “A lot of lesbians around here and a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Activists Want Regional Parliament to Act On BurundiKenya (CCI Kenya), Coalition for Grassroots Human Rights Defenders (CGHRD), Bun
Activists Want Regional Parliament to Act On Burundi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Kenya (CCI Kenya), Coalition for Grassroots Human Rights Defenders (CGHRD), Bunge la Mwananchi (BLM), Rights Promotion and Centre (RPP), Kenyan Peasants League (KPL), Wamama Sasa na Uongozi, World March of Women (WMW), Pan- African Grassroots Women... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Australian court dismisses challenge to offshore refugee detentionchildren, lawyers said. But the High Court ruled six to one that the Australia
Australian court dismisses challenge to offshore refugee detention
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
children, lawyers said. But the High Court ruled six to one that the Australian government's arrangements for offshore detention on Nauru did not breach Australian law. Canberra's hardline immigration policy ensures that asylum-seekers... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
High Court decision prolongs agony faced by asylum seekersRelease: Amnesty International 3 February 2015 in offshore detentionAmnesty Int
High Court decision prolongs agony faced by asylum seekers
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
Release: Amnesty International 3 February 2015 in offshore detentionAmnesty International is disappointed that the Australian High Court has ruled that offshore detention is lawful.... Read more
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Perth Now
Guards ‘filmed sex with refugees’A protest staged by refugees at Nauru’s family compound last year. Picture: Ian
Guards ‘filmed sex with refugees’
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
A protest staged by refugees at Nauru’s family compound last year. Picture: Ian Rintoul AUSTRALIAN detention centre guards allegedly paid female refugees on Nauru for sex and circulated videos of the encounters, a former social worker... Read more
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Perth Now
Asylum seekers free to come and goup, saying they will instead be free to roam around the tiny nation. The Nauru
Asylum seekers free to come and go
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
up, saying they will instead be free to roam around the tiny nation. The Nauru government said the Regional Processing Centre (RPC) had been converted into an “open centre”, giving its inhabitants freedom of movement. It also promised to... Read more
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Herald Sun
Guards ‘filmed sex with refugees’A protest staged by refugees at Nauru’s family compound last year. Picture: Ian
Guards ‘filmed sex with refugees’
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
A protest staged by refugees at Nauru’s family compound last year. Picture: Ian Rintoul AUSTRALIAN detention centre guards allegedly paid female refugees on Nauru for sex and circulated videos of the encounters, a former social worker... Read more
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The Hindu
Beyond alliance agendas in J&Kpeople’s suffering will go on.” Troubles past and present That ‘suffering’ ha
Beyond alliance agendas in J&K
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
people’s suffering will go on.” Troubles past and present That ‘suffering’ has never really ended. But the aspiration to freedom (azadi) never waned. Is this dream of azadi not then simply the free and open practice of democracy? Insofar as... Read more
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The Courier
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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The Young Witness
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
The Young Witness / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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Western Advocate
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
Western Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
Kiama Independent / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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Manning River Times
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
Manning River Times / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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The North West Star
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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The North West Star
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
The North West Star / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Guards accused of building tensions on ManusAsylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deli
Guards accused of building tensions on Manus
Daily Liberal / Posted 11 days ago
Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have accused guards of deliberately building tensions by escalating their presence and searches ahead of Wednesday's High Court decision. Asylum seekers at the Manus Island detention centre have... Read more
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