by Victoria Martin
“So danger… small boat” “help now!” “We have no life jackets” “Water is coming in, we have water coming in” “yes yes water”.
As I slipped into the Coroner’s Court in Perth to attend the inquest into the sinking of the SIEV 358 in which at least ninety people died, the recordings […]
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In recent years, time-hallowed rescue-at-sea obligations have been constrained and corroded by an increasingly ruthless and cynical Australian maritime border security system. This system routinely collects large amount of human and signals intelligence on boats that may be on their way towards Australia’s […]
When: Monday, 30 July 2012, 6–10pm
Where: Defectors Bar, 643 Beaufort St, Mt Lawley (upstairs lounge at the Flying Scotsman Hotel)
Hear Tony Kevin talk about his new book “Reluctant Rescuers,” an exploration of the Australian border protection system’s safety record in detecting […]
Republished from http://www.asrc.org.au/media/documents/asrc-submission-expert-panel.pdf (see this file for citations).
In the spirit of the Parliament and Senate’s expressed wish to act to save lives and prevent further deaths at sea as a first priority, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) outlines this emergency plan of action offering an alternative to asylum seekers risking their lives […]
News today (Wednesday 4 July) that there has been another distress call from an asylum boat has brought fresh calls for a full inquiry into the sinking of the asylum boat on 21 June with the loss of around 90 lives.
“The stark contrast between the two incidents that demands an inquiry,” said Ian Rintoul, […]
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