The Ukrainian conflict has left 298 international civilian victims in one tragic instant with the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner close to the border with Russia. Now the Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Philippines, Canada and New Zealand are mourning innocent victims of the Ukrainian crisis.
The Lampedusa tragedy with 194 African migrants confirmed dead and at least 150 more missing feared dead, many trapped in the wreckage of the stricken boat 47 meters below the surface is overwhelming.
Liberal Tony Abbott will be the new Australia’s Prime Minister after wining todays elections defeating Labors’ leader Kevin Rudd.
Australia’s indefinite detention of 46 recognized refugees on security grounds amounted to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, inflicting serious psychological harm on them, a UN Committee has found after examining their cases.
Tony Abbott, the leader of the Australian opposition Liberal-National coalition, defended the “turn back the boats” plan against illegal immigration criticized by the new prime Kevin Rudd in his first press conference. The plan proposed is resurrect the former Howard government’s policy of instructing the navy to tow boats carrying asylum seekers back to Indonesia. But […]