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My Dark Times: A Survivor’s Story

NYTimes – April 28, 2103 |   I did not have any intention to go abroad, but it was what I had to do. The circumstances were deteriorating day by day.…

Five dead after asylum boat sinks off the coast of Indonesia

Five dead after asylum boat sinks off the coast of Indonesia

Source: Herald Sun, Australia A GROUP of 14 asylum seekers has been rescued by fishermen in Indonesia after their boat sank in the Sunda Strait on its way to Australia,…

Hazaras flee ‘systematic genocide’ in Pakistan

Hazaras flee ‘systematic genocide’ in Pakistan

Source: Brisbane Times Despite the risks of the long, slow boat trip to Australia – made starkly evident by the Christmas Island disaster this week when two asylum seekers drowned…

Plight of the Hazara fails to move stone hearts in Canberra

Source: The Australian IN the world of refugees there are many deserving causes, but the Hazaras of Afghanistan and western Pakistan make up a large proportion of asylum-seekers boarding leaky…

Transfers continue to Nauru

Source: Department of Immigration and Citizenship, Australian Govt. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) today announced the successful transfer of 20 irregular maritime arrivals to Nauru, where they will…

Hopes rise for Hazara asylum seekers

Source: SBS, Australia More than 100 Hazara asylum seekers facing deportation to cheap oakleys Afghanistan have renewed hopes of staying in Australia, following a court ruling. Audio More than 100…

Imminent deportation poses grave risk for Hazaras’ safety

Source: Amnesty International, Australia Amnesty International has grave concerns with the Government’s recent move to start returning Hazara asylum seekers to Afghanistan and Pakistan. “The security situation in Afghanistan is…

Batoor’s journey

Batoor’s journey

Source: SBS Dateline, Australia In a television first on Dateline, an asylum seeker films his own desperate attempt to reachAustralia by boat. Afghan Hazara Batoor records a perilous journey as a boat…

Asylum-seekers boat en-route to Australia capsizes off coast of Trenggalek, East Java, Indonesia

Asylum-seekers boat en-route to Australia capsizes off coast of Trenggalek, East Java, Indonesia

The boat was carrying between 250 to 380 passengers – 4 times the capacity – from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Iran. Over 200 feared drowned; 70 passengers from Quetta, 18 survived,…

Stop inhumane treatment of Hazara refugees in Lombok, Indonesia

Stranded refugees in Lombok, Indonesia tells of UNHCR discrimination Hazara.net interview with Hazara refugees in Lombok, Indonesia http://www.janddvip.com uncovers widespread discrimination and inhumane treatment of the refugees by the UNHCR…

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