Ian Rintoul

Type: Person
Name: Ian Rintoul
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tamil Asylum Seekers Left Without Clothes Claims NFP

It’s been claimed that the 157 Tamil asylum seekers held at sea on the Oceanic Protector for almost a month have been left in WA’s Curtin Detention Centre with only the clothes they are wearing.The community activist organisation, the Refugee Action Coalition ... [Published Pro Bono Australia - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 4 reports

Lankan asylum-seekers arrive in Oz

Eighty-one asylum-seekers arrived at the remote Curtin Immigration Detention Centre in Western AustraliaThe first group of 157 asylum-seekers who attempted to enter Australia by boat arrived on the country’s mainland Sunday, after being held at sea for ... [Published Asian Age - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Asylum seekers land on Cocos Island

A GROUP of 157 asylum seekers detained at sea for weeks on a Customs ship has landed at Cocos Island and could arrive on the Australian mainland within hours, refugee advocates say.THE Refugee Action Coalition says the asylum seekers were seen disembarking ... [Published Cairns Post - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

After Four Weeks at Sea 157 Asylum Seekers Have Landed In Australia

Image via157 Tamil asylum seekers arrived on Australian shores on Sunday, having been detained by the government on a customs boat on the high seas for four weeks. The group, who are being held at Western Australia’s Curtin detention centre, are the first ... [Published VICE - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Refugee advocates protest one year of PNG solution

The Refugee Action Coalition held a rally on July 19 demanding the Sri Lankan asylum seekers imprisoned on an Australian Customs boat in an unspecified location, be brought to Australia.During a High Court hearing on July 22 it was revealed there are ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

There's no evidence to prove asylum seeker advocates self harm because we don't | Nick Riemer

_ Ian Rintoul (left) and human rights lawyer George Newhouse at the recent high court challenge. Photograph: AAP A new culprit has emerged in the human rights catastrophe of Australian asylum policy: refugee advocates themselves. Since Friday, The Australian’s ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Refugee advocates coach asylum seekers to self harm in camps in 'despicable' campaign to further political agenda

| Updated: 22:36 EST, 10 July 2014A former offshore processing official says refugee advocates are encouraging asylum seekers in Australia's immigration detention centres to self harm so the advocates can use the incidents for their own political ag ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Prime Minister criticised for 'moral blackmail comment about asylum seekers' suicide attempt

TANYA NOLAN: Human rights advocates have claimed a victory in the High Court's decision to hear a challenge to the Federal Government's treatment of 153 asylum seekers being held at sea.The Government has given a commitment not to transfer them to Sri ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Manus Island: 11 Attempted Suicides in 48 Hours

Up to 11 mothers held in immigration detention on Christmas Island have attempted suicide in the past 48 hours after they were told they would not be able to leave the island, a refugee advocacy group has told New Matilda.Ian Rintoul, from the Refugee ... [Published New Matilda - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 3 reports

Government to give notice before hand back

Print EmailAustralian Broadcasting CorporationBroadcast: 08/07/2014 The Government has acknowledged the existence of 153 asylum seekers who are being held on an Australian Customs boat and pledged not to return then to Sri Lanka without giving three ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 2 reports

Sri Lankan asylum seekers facing criminal investigation after being handed back by Australian authorities

Forty-one asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka by Australian authorities are being handed over to criminal investigators in the port city of Galle. Forty-one asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka by Australian authorities are being handed over to criminal ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Outrage over asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka

The Australian government has returned 41 asylum seekers to Sri Lanka after their boat was intercepted and sailed back across the Indian Ocean.The Daily Telegraph reported that at least one of two boats was intercepted off Christmas Island and has been ... [Published ONE News - Jul 07 2014]

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"there's no schedule, but given the lack of facilities on cocos island, they will probably try and get them on a plane soon – not everybody by today, but most" said spokesman Ian Rintoul, of the Refugee Action Coalition

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Indian officials prepare to meet with Tamil asy... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
Tamil Asylum Seekers Left Without Clothes Claim... [Published Pro Bono Australia - Jul 29 2014]
Operation Sovereign Borders, offensive comments... [Published Australian Government - Jul 29 2014]
After Four Weeks at Sea 157 Asylum Seekers Have... [Published VICE - Jul 28 2014]
Lankan asylum-seekers arrive in Oz [Published Asian Age - Jul 28 2014]
Asylum seekers reach Australian mainland [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 27 2014]
Asylum-seekers held on high seas arrive... [Published XinMsn - Jul 27 2014]
Asylum seekers arrive on Australian soil for in... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 27 2014]
Asylum-seekers held on high seas arrive in Aust... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Jul 27 2014]
Asylum seekers expected on Australian soil but ... [Published Canberra Times - Jul 27 2014]
Asylum seekers land on Cocos Island [Published Cairns Post - Jul 27 2014]
Refugee advocates protest one year of PNG solution [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 26 2014]
Why do refugee activists tell such untruths? [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jul 14 2014]
Fact file: Why the fate of 153 asylum seekers i... [Published ABC Online - Jul 14 2014]
There's no evidence to prove asylum seeker advo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 14 2014]
The Australian’s smear campaign against refugee... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 12 2014]
Australia warned, refugee policy 'violates inte... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 12 2014]
Mothers attempt suicide as conditions deteriora... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 12 2014]
Refugee advocates coach asylum seekers to self ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 11 2014]
Australia asylum policy decried amid suicide re... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jul 10 2014]
Abetz confirms series of 'minor self-harm incid... [Published ABC Online - Jul 09 2014]
Prime Minister criticised for 'moral blackmail ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 09 2014]
PM Abbott, Cold-hearted *itch on Mothers’ Suici... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 09 2014]
Manus Island: 11 Attempted Suicides in 48 Hours [Published New Matilda - Jul 09 2014]
Australia admits to keeping 153 Sri Lankan asyl... [Published UPI - Jul 08 2014]
Government to give notice before hand back [Published ABC Online - Jul 08 2014]
Govt grants asylum seekers 3 days' notice [Published Cairns Post - Jul 08 2014]
Asylum seekers attempt suicide on Christmas Island [Published Collie Mail - Jul 08 2014]
Asylum seekers face weeks of limbo at sea [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 08 2014]
Australia must give 72 hours before returning 1... [Published The Independent - Jul 08 2014]
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