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United Nations needs to regulate international smuggling

Sunday, 18 December 2011, 4:07 pm | Project SafeCom

"Ultimately the United Nations has no choice but to regulate the international informal travel broker industry in order to minimise deaths at sea and in order to separate fly-by-night opportunistic profiteers from the family-based and ethnically-based ... More >>

Deterring People Smuggling Bill

Thursday, 24 November 2011, 9:33 am | Project SafeCom

"The Deterring People Smuggling Bill, rammed through the House of Representatives within 54 minutes last week and now scheduled to be rammed through the Senate in the same manner, is one giant and filthy middle finger of disdain raised against ... More >>

Hazara Killings in front of Australian Leaky Boat Billboard

Wednesday, 26 October 2011, 9:22 am | Project SafeCom

"One of the largest mass killings of Hazaras from Afghanistan in recent times, when a bomb exploded during a Shia Muslim rally in Quetta took place against the backdrop of a massive Australian "leaky boat warning poster" at Meezan ... More >>

Australia: Beware govt "briefings" over Malaysia Amendments

Monday, 26 September 2011, 2:15 pm | Project SafeCom

"Both Tony Windsor and Rob Oakeshott should be very careful to accept the briefings of Gillard Labor and public servants of the Immigration Department as "factual", where Labor seeks to convince the Independents that the Migration Act Amendments ... More >>

Courts should remove Chris Bowen's Guardianship status

Tuesday, 9 August 2011, 12:53 pm | Project SafeCom

"The fact that the 'arrangement' between Immigration Minister Chris Bowen and Malaysia to 'remove' asylum seekers to that country has no legal standing or legal power should be a serious enough reason for the Family Court to instruct the Federal Court to ... More >>

Australia's political boat hypocrisy

Saturday, 23 July 2011, 11:41 am | Project SafeCom

NO UNHCR SIGNATURE: Australia's political boat hypocrisy reaches its Historic Malaysia Summit next week More >>

Australia Jails Those Accused of Child Smuggling Uncharged

Tuesday, 5 July 2011, 2:02 pm | Project SafeCom

"Recently emerging stories and court challenges to the jailing in adult prisons of minors accused - but never charged - of people smuggling exposes that the Immigration Department operates outside any laws relating to imprisonment, and even more disturbingly, ... More >>

Canberra's UNHCR Representative undermines "duty to protect"

Friday, 10 June 2011, 1:11 pm | Project SafeCom

"The fact that multiple documents have been leaked to ABC Lateline in the last few weeks should be cause for Australia's Regional Representative Richard Towle to consider that there's a serious problem in his organisation now that it produces whistleblowers," ... More >>

Australia finds another slave nation to wipe its dirty arse

Monday, 9 May 2011, 10:20 am | Project SafeCom

"The Gillard government's plans to reopen a refugee processing centre on Manus Island carries the dirty stench of colonial days, when the King used slaves or menial staff to wipe its backside, after East Timor, however impoverished, declined in dignity ... More >>

Prime Minister transforms into International Misery Trader

Sunday, 8 May 2011, 3:45 pm | Project SafeCom

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Bowen "more extreme than Ruddock", says Project SafeCom

Tuesday, 26 April 2011, 10:54 am | Project SafeCom

"In the reported announcements that new legislation will be introduced to refuse refugee protection to those involved in detention centre protest actions, Immigration Minister Chris Bowen has lowered himself to levels of craven idiot-style populism ... More >>

Claims of extreme police brutality on Christmas Island

Wednesday, 23 March 2011, 1:59 pm | Project SafeCom

"Reports are emerging of extreme police brutality on Christmas Island by Australian Federal police," WA Human Rights group Project SafeCom said this morning. More >>

Scott Morrison's boat size bleating not supported by facts

Sunday, 27 February 2011, 1:51 pm | Project SafeCom

"Opposition immigration spokesman Scott Morrison may have found another nice one-liner to trot out his familiar rant about "Labor's failed border protection", but he's entirely ignoring what happened during 2001, when the Howard government ... More >>

WA Liberal Senator makes her name as "racist rumour troll"

Wednesday, 23 February 2011, 2:11 pm | Project SafeCom

"The thus far largely unknown WA Liberal Senator Michaelia Cash is another Liberal that ought to be publicly condemned and unambiguously slammed by Liberal leader Tony Abbott after her deeply offensive line of questioning of DIAC Secretary Andrew Metcalfe ... More >>

Serious fuel supply and food crisis looms on Christmas Islan

Sunday, 23 January 2011, 1:20 pm | Project SafeCom

"Informants have told us yesterday afternoon that a serious crisis for Christmas island's fuel and food supply is imminent, since technical damage to the island's supply ship has combined with problematic aircraft landing and take-off conditions ... More >>

ABC News: 700 detainees still in hunger strike

Thursday, 20 January 2011, 3:11 pm | Project SafeCom

"The continuous spin lines trotted out by the Department of Immigration to media representatives about the Curtin Detention Centre hunger strike, claiming that between 20 and 30 people are participating in the strike, amount to craven lies and callous ... More >>

Message from hunger strikers in Curtin Detention Centre

Wednesday, 19 January 2011, 11:11 am | Project SafeCom

*This comes from an Afghan asylum seeker who is taking part in the mass hunger strikes that broke out today, 18 Jan 2011: More >>

Evil Smugglers' tag nicely hides our own political evil

Friday, 17 December 2010, 3:51 pm | Project SafeCom

"Yesterday's talk about the role of smugglers who bring refugees to our shores - when Prime Minister Gillard, just like her predecessor Kevin Rudd, resorted in statements to engage in heavy rhetoric about 'evil smugglers' should be demasked as a political ... More >>

Detention centres are Immigration Killing Fields

Friday, 10 December 2010, 2:20 pm | Project SafeCom

"Yet another suicide attempt overnight in the Northern Detention Centre in Darwin marks the start of Human Rights Day for Australia, and this is ample proof that Human Rights are utterly unavailable and out of reach for people in immigration detention," ... More >>

Advocates demand Parliamentary Discourse changes

Tuesday, 16 November 2010, 11:55 am | Project SafeCom

"The suicide of Mr Ahmad Obeid Al Akabi in the Villawood detention centre last night should shock Parliamentarians in Canberra, and if they had a decent bone in them, it should stop the ghastly baiting, the near-unbearable howls and screams about "stopping ... More >>