Australia said Friday it has ordered a review into the medical care of an asylum-seeker who is reportedly on life support after cutting his foot at an offshore camp, as activists said he was the victim of neglect.
At least 13 people were dead after an asylum seekers` boat sank near Christmas Island off Western Australia, Australian Home Affair Minister Jason Clare said Sunday.
Australia said it would probe the high number of suicides and self-harm incidents among asylum seekers in immigration detention centres.
Malaysia`s home affairs minister and Australian immigration minister signed the pact.
The deal has come under criticism because Malaysia is not a signatory to UN convention on refugees.
Gillard reiterates that new boat people will not be processed in Australia.
Rioters set fire to buildings at Christmas Island detention centre.
The Chinese asylum seeker disguised as an elderly white man.
London: A 20-year-old Indian asylum seeker
in Austria, who had died last week while on a hunger strike to
protest his detention, was killed by a heart attack,
authorities said on Monday.
Day in Pics: 24th November
Showbiz World - November 24, 2014
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