Latest News for: Nauru hotel


‘Why not me?’: Refugees held in Australia despair as some freed

Al Jazeera 16 Nov 2021
Melbourne, Australia – Activists and refugees in Australia have welcomed the release of four men held in immigration detention in the city of Melbourne, but say authorities must now free the dozens of men remaining in state custody, particularly at a city hotel where half the detainees have caught COVID-19 ... Forty of them are at the Park Hotel.

Inside Melbourne’s Park hotel, refugees sit and wait for Covid to find them

The Observer 25 Oct 2021
Nearly half of the refugees and asylum seekers held by the Australian Border Force inside the Park hotel have now tested positive for the Delta strain of Covid-19 ... offshore on Nauru, in Sydney’s Villawood detention centre, and, for the past few months, confined to the Park hotel in Carlton.

Burns victim among refugees testing positive in detention hotel

Sydney Morning Herald 19 Oct 2021
A man who suffered burns to more than half his body after setting himself on fire on Nauru is one of more than a dozen refugees believed to have tested positive to COVID-19 in the Park Hotel in Carlton ....

Australia: 8 Years of Abusive Offshore Asylum Processing

Reliefweb 16 Jul 2021
Since July 19, 2013, the Australian government has forcibly transferred more than 3,000 asylum seekers who sought to reach Australia by boat to offshore processing camps in Papua New Guinea and Nauru ... He and his family spent six years in offshore detention on Nauru and he currently remains in immigration detention in a hotel in Darwin..

Medevac Refugees Hunger Strike Over Slow Torture of Indefinite Detention

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 30 Jun 2021
These detainees are part of the 180-odd refugees and asylum seekers brought to Australia from long-term detention on Manus and Nauru in 2019, under the now repealed Medevac laws. The majority were then held in hotels referred to as alternative ...

Nauru refugees flown to Sydney for medical treatment have hopes dashed for release

TVNZ 10 Jun 2021
A group of refugees flown from Nauru to Sydney for medical treatment in February have had their hopes of being released into the community dashed. Nauru Island ... Instead, they've been told they must return to Nauru or stay in detention ... Now 23, he has spent almost all of the past eight years on Nauru in an Australian detention facility.

Refugees In Australia Told To Return To Nauru

The Tennessee Tribune 10 Jun 2021
SYDNEY — A group of refugees flown from Nauru to Sydney for medical treatment in February has hoped to be released into the community dashed. Instead, they’ve been told they must return to Nauru or stay in detention ... Now 23, he has spent almost eight years on Nauru in an Australian detention facility.

Refugees Unlawfully Detained In Australia’s Northern Territory, Says Lawyer

The Tennessee Tribune 29 Apr 2021
The Australian government has breached its duty of care both on Nauru and at the Mercure Hotel in Darwin,” lawyer John B Lawrence SC informed on April 28 ... Since arriving from Nauru, Ghodsi and the group have lived in transportable huts at the back of the Darwin Airport Mercure behind wire fences patrolled by security guards.

Brisbane’s Asylum Seeker Hotel ‘Trashed’

The Tennessee Tribune 22 Apr 2021
BRISBANE, AustraliaAlmost every room and hallway of the Australian city of Brisbane hotel has been damaged after it was turned into a de facto immigration detention center for the federal government, the property owners claim ... About a year ago, protesters supporting the detainees began to stage a regular protest outside the hotel.

Brisbane Asylum Seekers Flown To Melbourne In Haste

The Tennessee Tribune 20 Apr 2021
The 17 men had been held in the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel and Apartments for more than a year after being brought to Australia for medical care from Nauru and Manus Island detention centers ... Rintoul expects the men to be transferred to Melbourne’s Park Hotel rather than the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation facility.

Kangaroo Point hotel: 19 asylum seekers forcibly removed in Brisbane as police clash with protesters

The Observer 18 Apr 2021
Nineteen asylum seekers brought to Australia from Nauru and Manus Island for medical care have been forcibly removed from the the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel and Apartments in Brisbane, which was used for their long-term detention, supporters say ... Calls for refugees released from Brisbane hotel detention to be given emergency housing.

Standoff brings USP operations under scrutiny

RNZ 01 Mar 2021
The couple have completed 14 days' of Covid-19 quarantine in a Brisbane hotel and are now left to contemplate their future. In a statement issued on February 24, Chancellor and Nauru President Lionel Aingimea said he had invited Ahluwalia to Nauru ... Chancellor and Nauru President, ...

Alternate Mardi Gras to March on Oxford: An Interview With Pride in Protest’s Evan Van Zijl

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 26 Feb 2021
Due to the global pandemic, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade at the Sydney Cricket Ground ... The demands of the day ... The Australian government continues to detain over 260 asylum seekers and refugees on Nauru and in Papua New Guinea, while there are over 120 now held in hotels in Australia ... Putting the pride in protest.

The Prosecution of a Refugee Rally Organiser for Incitement Could Have Chilling Effect

Sydney Criminal Lawyers 06 Feb 2021
... of the Medevac refugees who were being detained inside Preston’s Mantra Hotel. After having been locked up on Manus and Nauru for six years, the 60-odd men had been cooped up inside the hotel for months on end.