Finally, the long-awaited report about the violence that took place between February 16 to 18, 2014 in Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Manus Island detention centre is released three months after the incident which left an Iranian asylum seeker, Reza Berati, dead and over sixty others injured.
June 9, 2014 | Main page for Gitmo5 Taliban Release The release of five Taliban leaders allegedly involved in massacre of thousands of Hazaras in Afghanistan during Taliban regime (1994-2001) by the United States has not only caused a grave concern among the Afghan Hazaras across the world, but has also exposed […]
Afghan Hazara asylum seekers in Turkey are facing an uncertain future due to a shift in policy by UNHCR. Compelled by what they call the discriminatory policy of the UN refugee body, these asylum seekers in Turkey resorted to sit-in protest on April 14, 2014 in Ankara in front of the UNHCR office which is still in progress after a lapse of one and a half months. Some of the protestors including women have even sewn their lips and are staging hunger strike to press the UNHCR authorities to treat them fairly.
Australia – May 23, 2014| Australian government has been facing the issue of asylum seekers getting to the country via boats for the last over a decade. Unfortunately, the two major political parties, the Liberal and the Labour, have politicized the issue to the full extent on various occasions particularly on the eve of […]
Australia – May 18, 2014 | Australia is considered to be home to the fourth largest population of Hazaras in the world which is estimated to be over 50,000. Majority of these Hazaras have migrated from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran in pursuit of safe haven after fleeing persecution and discrimination in their homelands. […]
Canberra, Australia – May 18, 2014| Hundreds of asylum seekers suffered another wave of frustration and despondency Friday as the full bench of High Court of Australia reserved its judgment on a case filed against the decision of immigration minister to freeze the number of permanent protection visas at 2773 for the financial year […]
May 12, 2014 | Asylum seekers who have arrived in Australia by boat have been in a dilemma since the coalition government has taken over power last September. Immigration minister, Scott Morrison, has frequently been introducing new rules and regulations to deter asylum seekers intending to take refuge in Australia after fleeing persecution in their native […]
April 26 – Australia | NOTE: Several documents have mysteriously gone “missing” from Australian Government websites 🙂 DFAT – If anyone has a saved copy, kindly Contact us and we will upload it “Storyboard Afghanistan” – Here we challenge Australian Government’s “facts” Twitter: @hazaranet Tony Abbott, Hazara are not economic migrants!: Australian immigration department’s […]