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Not only is the Australian public deprived of proper information on what happens at sea, in fact, as has just been revealed, journalists who have been reporting on the Australian government's asylum-seeker policies have been repeatedly referred to the police in attempts to uncover confidential sources and whistleblowers.
In a letter sent to EU Justice, Freedom and Security Commissioner Franco Frattini on 27 June, ECRE claims the 'Dublin' Regulation (2003/343/EC) is unfair on asylum-seekers as well as on member states with an EU external border.
However, almost half of those asked believe asylum-seekers, over 63,000 of whom have arrived since 1997, have a positive effect on society.
Undoubtedly there would have been a larger percentage of refused services if not for these initiatives, and indeed anecdotal evidence from other states around Australia indicates a less coordinated approach to community-based asylum-seeker health and far fewer services available.
The figures were revealed as more than 60 failed asylum-seekers were deported to Kosovo yesterday.
The Home Office was yesterday drawing up plans to move hundreds of asylum-seekers from Dover to ease growing tension in the port town.
Figures relate to the number of asylum-seekers living in dispersed accommodation between June 2014 and June 2015.
HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERNS Israel has been reluctant to grant asylum-seekers legal standing within its borders amid fears it would spark a fresh exodus of migrants.
UNHCR has urged states participating in the Dublin Regulation to temporarily suspend transfers of asylum-seekers back to Bulgaria, saying they risk inhuman or degrading treatment.
First, asylum-seekers are found in Cardiff having been moved there by the National Asylum Seekers Support (NASS).
In Britain, this new approach is called "managed migration," and it is causing a firestorm of controversy, leading to hunger strikes by asylum-seekers and the growth of the far-right British National Party.
The Government's policy on dispersing asylum-seekers was driven by its desire to appease 'a fearful white electorate', a new book claimed yesterday.