THE UNWANTED. Australia has faced criticism in the past over its policies against asylum seekers arriving by boat. In this photo, a Rohingya migrant eats food dropped by a Thai army helicopter on May 14, 2015. Photo by Christophe Archambault / AFP Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says it is necessary to send an ‘absolutely, unflinching, unequivocal message’ that boat people will never be allowed in Australia
SYDNEY, Australia (Oct. 30, 2016) — Australia moved Sunday, October 30, to bar any refugee or asylum-seeker who arrives in the country illegally by boat from ever being able to apply for a visa, even as tourists or for business.
Continue reading Boat people face lifetime ban from Australia In this file photo, pro-refugees protesters rally outside the Immigration Office in Brisbane, Australia, February 5, 2016. Dan Peled/EPA Australia hails its controversial regime of turning back asylum-seeker boats as a success
SYDNEY, Australia (Mar. 18, 2016) — Australia Thursday, March 17, hailed its controversial regime of turning back asylum-seeker boats as a success after 600 days with no vessels arriving, and almost 700 people being repelled since the policy was launched.
Continue reading Australia hails 600 days of no asylum-seeker boat arrivals A refugee cries as he arrives at the main station in Dortmund, western Germany, on September 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO / DPA / MAJA HITIJ GERMANY OUT A group of 20 to 30 apparently drunken onlookers applauded as fire took hold in a former hotel being converted into home for asylum seekers in the town of Bautzen in Saxony state
BERLIN, Germany (Feb. 22, 2016) — Shocked German officials on Sunday, February 21, condemned two “disgusting” incidents involving anti-migrant mobs in the ex-communist east of the
Continue reading German officials horrified by anti-migrant mobs in eastern state