Daily Archives: August 22, 2015

Nauru guard ‘admits false allegations’

[Translate] Nauru guard ‘admits false allegations’ AAP Bulletins AAP 20 August 2015 A Nauru detention centre guard has reportedly been caught confessing to falsely claiming he was assaulted by an asylum seeker, a story that he repeated in court. The … Continue reading

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Refugees tortured on Nauru: former worker

[Translate] Refugees tortured on Nauru: former worker. Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Jake Sturmer 20 August 2015 A former Nauru detention centre worker has told a Senate committee that refugees have been water boarded on the island ‘two or three … Continue reading

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Wilson Security apologise for giving wrong information to Nauru inquiry

[Translate] Wilson Security apologise for giving wrong information to Nauru inquiry Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts Jake Sturmer 21 August 2015, The operators of security services in Nauru have apologised for mistakenly misinforming a parliamentary inquiry investigating abuse at the island’s … Continue reading

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Australia considers five-year offshore immigration contracts amid sexual assault allegations and ‘fight club’ claims

[Translate] Australia considers five-year offshore immigration contracts amid sexual assault allegations and ‘fight club’ claims PACNEWS, the Pacific News Agency Service 10 August 2015, PORT MORESBY, Aug. 10 — The Australian Government is set to make a decision this month … Continue reading

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Manus Island detention centre operators told not to distribute Freedom muesli bars, documents indicate

[Translate] Manus Island detention centre operators told not to distribute Freedom muesli bars, documents indicate Updated 7 Aug 2015, 6:06am Photo: Banned on Manus Island … Freedom Foods muesli bars. (Supplied: freedomfoods.com.au) Related Story: ‘Freedom’ muesli bars worth $30,000 rejected … Continue reading

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Transfield’s detention centre risks has shareholder Allan Gray wary

[Translate] Transfield’s detention centre risks has shareholder Allan Gray wary Date:  August 21, 2015 Sally Rose Reporter Transfield Services operates detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island (pictured). The largest shareholder in Transfield Services, funds management firm Allan Gray, has the company … Continue reading

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Who dares wins with ERS: Former WA SAS soldier fights to top of business world

[Translate] Who dares wins with ERS: Former WA SAS soldier fights to top of business world Date August 21, 2015 – 12:10PM Ray Sparvell Reporter Scott Houston in an ejector seat in his Myaraee headquarters – and, right, in emergency … Continue reading

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D.C. Circuit tosses suit brought by injured military contractors

[Translate] Thu Jun 4, 2015 10:07am EDT D.C. Circuit tosses suit brought by injured military contractors By Mica Rosenberg The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday dismissed a proposed class action suit brought by military contractors seriously injured in … Continue reading

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Contract jobs for drone pilots are often overseas

[Translate] Contract jobs for drone pilots are often overseas By Jeff Schogol, Staff writer 10:50 a.m. EDT April 21, 2015 (Photo: 2nd Lt. Logan Clark/Air Force) 46 CONNECT 37 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Some companies are offering Air Force drone pilots up to … Continue reading

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