Category Archives: Australia

‘YOU COULD FEEL THE HATRED,’ SAYS MANUS GUARD

‘YOU COULD FEEL THE HATRED,’ SAYS MANUS GUARD Sunday Star-Times 7 September 2014 GOVERNMENT AND dated March 26. The witness, whose name is suppressed, said his brother was then hit by other G4S guards. The witness alleged “Anton” had also … Continue reading

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Manus whistleblower claims he warned Salvation Army of employees wanting to fight

Manus whistleblower claims he warned Salvation Army of employees wanting to fight By Michael Gordon Sept. 10, 2014, 6:48 a.m. The Salvation Army worker charged over the murder of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Barati inside the Manus Island detention centre … Continue reading

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Deal signed for Manus upgrade

TheNation Deal signed for Manus upgrade By SONIA KOHLBACHER, PAIGE TAYLOR 8 September 2014. THE Coalition has entered a newly altered contract for significant expansions and upgrades at the Manus Island detention centre, now notorious over two asylum-seeker deaths. The … Continue reading

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KIWI IN FATAL REFUGEE RIOT DENIES BRUTALITY

KIWI IN FATAL REFUGEE RIOT DENIES BRUTALITY Waikato Times 8 September 2014 A New Zealand guard accused of violence against asylum seekers during a riot at the notorious Manus Island detention centre has described how he feared for his life … Continue reading

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Witness accuses guard of brutal force

News Witness accuses guard of brutal force The Age Sarah Whyte Immigration Correspondent 27 August 2014 Manus Island – New Zealander denounced over violence Sustained and brutal force was used by a New Zealand security guard during violence in the … Continue reading

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TOY SOLDIERS

TOY SOLDIERS Gold Coast Bulletin Andrew Potts By ANDREW POTTS andrew.potts@news.com.au ARMY units could be deployed on the Gold Coast for the first time in 50 years to keep the peace at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. City leaders want to … Continue reading

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PNG police arrest and charge two suspects for murder of Reza Barati

PNG police arrest and charge two suspects for murder of Reza Barati Australian Broadcasting Corporation Transcripts By Liam Cochrane 19 August 2014 Police in Papua New Guinea, working with Australian immigration officials and the Australian Federal Police, arrested one man … Continue reading

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Media Reports Regarding Manus Island Arrests

Media Release: G4S AAP MediaNet Press Releases 19 August 2014 © 2014 Australian Associated Press Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved MEDIAMedia release distributed by AAP Medianet. Media Reports Regarding Manus Island Arrests G4S has not been contacted by the Papua … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Project Delivery Services Contract in Australia Valued at up to $100 Million

DynCorp International Awarded Project Delivery Services Contract in Australia Valued at up to $100 Million August 11, 2014 01:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DynCorp(Aust.) Pty Limited (Dyn-Australia), a wholly owned DynCorp International subsidiary, has announced that it has … Continue reading

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Australia : Largest government procurement of services finalised

Australia : Largest government procurement of services finalised Mena Report 7 August 2014 © 2014 Al Bawaba (Albawaba.com). Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com Company The signing of the final five contracts for support services at Defence bases today has signalled … Continue reading

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