Saturday, 17 August 2019
Australia's House of Representatives this morning passed a motion condemning the Australian federal government over its plan to send 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia. It is the first time after a long while that both Houses of Parliament...
Protesters upset over a Malaysia-Australia refugee swap deal burst into a Sydney university yesterday and disrupted Australian Immigration Minister Chris Bowen's speech on the government's refugee programme. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4TtJczDMWk?rel=0&w=470&h=292] They chanted, "Shame, Bowen, shame," and "Free, free the refugees." Read more...
A small demonstration was held outside the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in KL this afternoon to protest against the signing of an Australia-Malaysia refugees-for-asylum seekers swap deal.