Category Archives: Australia

Australia has turned Nauru into an open-air prison

[Translate] Australia has turned Nauru into an open-air prison 17 October 2016, 10:10 UTC The Australian government is subjecting refugees and asylum seekers to an elaborate and cruel system of abuse – brazenly flouting international law – just to keep … Continue reading

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If The Business Lobby Wants To Fix The Budget It Can Start With Its Own In The Detention Industry

[Translate] Children locked up in immigration detention on Nauru, August 2016. This image is courtesy of Mums 4 Refugees. If The Business Lobby Wants To Fix The Budget It Can Start With Its Own In The Detention Industry By Max … Continue reading

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Transfield’s $1.1b offshore processing contract farce

[Translate] Sep 17, 2016 Transfield’s $1.1b offshore processing contract farce Karen Middleton A blistering audit of the offshore detention program reveals a system defined by untendered contracts and preferential deals raises billions of dollars’ worth of questions. REMI CHAUVIN Asylum … Continue reading

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Nauru files show Wilson Security staff regularly downgraded reports of abuse

[Translate] Nauru files show Wilson Security staff regularly downgraded reports of abuse Leaked documents show security contractor breached guidelines on how seriously to rate incidents of violence and self-harm • Guard ‘grabbed boy by throat and banged head against ground … Continue reading

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Norway’s Oil Fund Makes Killing On ‘Prison-Like’ Refugee Camps

[Translate] Norway’s Oil Fund Makes Killing On ‘Prison-Like’ Refugee Camps Horrendous as it may sound, for many people the migrant crisis is all about making money. By Sputnik News | September 8, 2016 In this Sept. 19, 2001, file photo, … Continue reading

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Wilson Security to stop servicing Nauru, Manus Island detention centres

[Translate] Wilson Security to stop servicing Nauru, Manus Island detention centres By political reporter Stephanie Anderson Updated Thu at 9:14pm Map: Pacific Wilson Security has announced it will stop servicing Australia’s offshore detention centres. The move follows the leak of … Continue reading

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Ferrovial forced to run Nauru, Manus detention centres until late 2017

[Translate] Aug 7 2016 at 11:45 PM Ferrovial forced to run Nauru, Manus detention centres until late 2017 Ferrovial has been told to keep running Manus Island and Nauru centres until late 2017. Angela Wylie by Jenny Wiggins Broadspectrum’s contracts … Continue reading

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Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru, Manus Island not entitled to work cover

[Translate] Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru, Manus Island not entitled to work cover 7.30 By Sarah Whyte Updated 17 May 2016, 7:23am Video: Wilson Security guards injured on Nauru and Manus Island not entitled to work cover (7.30) Photo: … Continue reading

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Wilson Security paid guard to keep quiet about alleged sexual assault on Manus Island

[Translate] Wilson Security paid guard to keep quiet about alleged sexual assault on Manus Island 7.30 Exclusive by Sarah Whyte Updated 7 Jul 2016, 2:09am Photo: The residential section of the Manus Island detention centre. (AAP: Eoin Blackwell) Related Story: … Continue reading

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Pauline Hanson to defend Nauru guards punished for being in photo with her

[Translate] Pauline Hanson to defend Nauru guards punished for being in photo with her Senator-elect will denounce in Senate ‘poor treatment’ of Wilson Security guards suspended for posting photo taken at Reclaim Australia rally A spokesman for Pauline Hanson said … Continue reading

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