Category Archives: Australia

PTSD claim pits former soldier against Immigration Department, security firm

[Translate] PTSD claim pits former soldier against Immigration Department, security firm By David Chen Updated 30 Nov 2017, 2:58pm Photo: Ricky Morse said Wilson Security wrongly classed his condition as pre-existing. (ABC News: Jess Lodge) Related Story: Manus staff forced … Continue reading

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Manus asylum seekers expel ex-Wilson Australian guards from camp

[Translate] Manus asylum seekers expel ex-Wilson Australian guards from camp 7:20 pm on 28 December 2017 A refugee advocate says asylum seekers at the Hillside Camp on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island have expelled all Australian security guards formerly employed … Continue reading

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International artists join protests against NGV use of Wilson Security

[Translate] International artists join protests against NGV use of Wilson Security Artists criticise Wilson’s record on Manus Island and Nauru and rename works demanding company’s contract with national gallery is severed Artist Richard Mosse altered his work, Incoming, to include … Continue reading

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Medecins Sans Frontieres ‘frustrated’ after being refused access to Manus Island compounds

[Translate] Medecins Sans Frontieres ‘frustrated’ after being refused access to Manus Island compounds The World Today By Sarah Whyte Updated earlier today at 4:00am Photo: Dr Condon said he and his team secured approval from PNG authorities ahead of their … Continue reading

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To Leash or Not to Leash the Dogs of War: The Politics of Law and Australia’s Response to Mercenarism and Private Military and Security Companies

[Translate] To Leash or Not to Leash the Dogs of War: The Politics of Law and Australia’s Response to Mercenarism and Private Military and Security Companies

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Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees

[Translate] Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees Thu, 2017-10-19 09:03 — editor Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting from the abuse of refugees Australian firm Canstruct takes up toxic contract profiting … Continue reading

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Manus Island: dark chapter of Australian immigration poised to close

[Translate] Manus Island: dark chapter of Australian immigration poised to close The detention of refugees and asylum seekers in Papua New Guinea has been marked by reports of trauma, self-harm and deaths The Australian-run East Lorengau transit accommodation for refugees. … Continue reading

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Economic man and diffused sovereignty: a critique of Australia’s asylum regime

[Translate] Economic man and diffused sovereignty: a critique of Australia’s asylum regime

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Spotless seeks to quash ’embarrassing’ Manus Island allegations

[Translate] September 20 2017 Spotless seeks to quash ’embarrassing’ Manus Island allegations Sarah Danckert Contact via Email Follow on Twitter Show comments Lawyers for catering and cleaning group Spotless are seeking to remove “embarrassing” allegations about the company’s bid for … Continue reading

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Spanish corporate giant Ferrovial makes millions from Australia’s torture of refugees on Nauru

[Translate] Spanish corporate giant Ferrovial makes millions from Australia’s torture of refugees on Nauru 5 April 2017, 00:01 UTC A major corporation responsible for running the Australian government’s refugee “processing” centre on Nauru is making millions of dollars from a … Continue reading

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