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Ferrovial continues to build a fortune on refugees’ despair

[Translate] Ferrovial continues to build a fortune on refugees’ despair 27 July 2017, 18:42 UTC Spanish multinational Ferrovial continued to make millions from the abuse of refugees and people seeking asylum on Nauru and Manus Island in the first half … Continue reading

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Revealed: how Australia ‘dumped so much fucking money’ on asylum-seeker ad campaign

[Translate] Revealed: how Australia ‘dumped so much fucking money’ on asylum-seeker ad campaign Exclusive: PR company paid $277,000 for three days’ work to persuade asylum seekers in Afghanistan and Pakistan not to travel by boat to Australia, email shows Statt … Continue reading

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Dodgy guns compromise security Australian embassy in Afghanistan

[Translate] Dodgy guns compromise security Australian embassy in Afghanistan Mark Dunn, Herald Sun July 27, 2017 3:09am Subscriber only A FAULTY shipment of assault rifles compromised security at the Australian embassy in Afghanistan and prompted a change of the guards … Continue reading

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Australia needs an effective complaints body to investigate corporate human rights abuses

[Translate] Australia needs an effective complaints body to investigate corporate human rights abuses July 24, 2017 Australia’s key complaints body for corporate human rights abuses is failing and in need of a major overhaul, the Human Rights Law Centre has … Continue reading

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‘Don’t privatise Australia’s borders’: unions warn against outsourcing plan

[Translate] July 14 2017 ‘Don’t privatise Australia’s borders’: unions warn against outsourcing plan By Doug Dingwall and Tom McIlroy Unions have warned against further privatisation of Australia’s borders, saying plans for private operators to run the nation’s visa system could undermine a … Continue reading

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Australia moves a step closer to the East India Cyber Company

[Translate] Australia moves a step closer to the East India Cyber Company As a new cyber military unit is formed, the cyber spooks are tasked to hit organised cyber criminals as well as military targets. That reflects the reality of … Continue reading

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A rare inside peek inside the hell of Manus and Nauru

[Translate] A rare inside peek inside the hell of Manus and Nauru Mia Armitage ‘What you will hear truly is about a lack of human rights,’ said Frederika Steen AM on a late May Saturday morning in sunny South Brisbane. … Continue reading

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Brief delay in Manus Island class action

[Translate] Brief delay in Manus Island class action May 29, 2017 A class action seeking damages for people detained at the Manus Island immigration detention centre will begin this week. Fifty current and former Manus Island detainees, including 41 people … Continue reading

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Scale of surveillance in Manus Island detention centre laid bare

[Translate] Scale of surveillance in Manus Island detention centre laid bare Exclusive: Secret papers seen by Guardian reveal intensive monitoring of refugees and asylum seekers, and an all-pervasive fear about outside eyes looking in An asylum seeker during a hunger … Continue reading

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Victoria’s Partly-Privatised Prison System: An Accountability Report Card

[Translate] Victoria’s Partly-Privatised Prison System: An Accountability Report Card

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