Ian Rintoul

Type: Person
Name: Ian Rintoul
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Australia Offers to Resettle Thousands of Iraqi and Syrian Refugees

SYDNEY—Australia's immigration minister, Scott Morrison, said the country will offer to resettle almost 4,500 refugees from Iraq and Syria. This will be part of Canberra's formal refugee intake of about 14,000 people each year. Morrison insists the places ... [Published VOA News - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Refugees, Iraq, Australia
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

Advocates slam Coalition over refugee intake

Australia will quarantine one-third of its humanitarian program for Iraqis and Syrians fleeing the violence of terror group Islamic State, but refugee advocates have condemned the government for reducing its refugee intake despite the growing crisis in ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Experts accuse government over child self-harm in detention

A child in the Darwin Airport Lodge in 2013. Photo: Chilout.orgAn inhumane policy that damages some to deter others. Detention centres that cause psychiatric disorders, self-harm and suicide. Arbitrary. Unjust. Cynical.This is how an open letter, named ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Boy, 16, slashes arms to avoid being sent to Nauru

A 16-year-old Pakistani asylum seeker has reportedly slashed his arms at a Brisbane immigration centre in a bid to prevent his return to Nauru.The boy was at the Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation complex after being treated for kidney stones ... [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Nowhere To Go

By Easwaran RutnamH uman rights groups and refugee advocates have raised concerns over the plight of a group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers who had reached Australia by boat from India.Lawyers appearing for 157 asylum seekers condemned the move by the Australian ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Refugee advocate responds to Nauru interviews

Share this story Updated 1 August 2014, 17:25 AESTIan Rintoul from the Refugee Action Collective, says he's not surprised the refugees feel safer after being released from the Australian government's detention centre.Refugee advocate responds to Nauru ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Aug 01 2014]
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]

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"the number of refugees the coalition (government) says they will take from iraq is paltry and hides the fact that the government has cut the refugee intake" said spokesman Ian Rintoul. "It is phoney generosity."

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Australia Offers to Resettle Thousands of Iraqi... [Published VOA News - Aug 18 2014]
Advocates slam Coalition over refugee intake [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 17 2014]
Australia: Australia to take 4,400 refugees fro... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 17 2014]
Australia to take 4,400 refugees from Syria, Iraq [Published zeenews.com - Aug 17 2014]
Experts accuse government over child self-harm ... [Published Green Left Weekly - Aug 16 2014]
Boy, 16, slashes arms to avoid being sent to Nauru [Published Brisbane Times - Aug 13 2014]
Cambodia asylum deal to go ahead despite intens... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 11 2014]
Nowhere To Go [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Aug 09 2014]
Refugee advocate responds to Nauru interviews [Published ABC Radio Australia - Aug 01 2014]
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]
Australia must give 72 hours before returning 1... [Published The Independent - Jul 08 2014]
Asylum seekers will be handed to police on retu... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 07 2014]
Outrage over asylum seekers returned to Sri Lanka [Published ONE News - Jul 07 2014]
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Australia: Australia to take 4,400 refugees fro... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 17 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Australia, Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic 08/17/2014 08:25 GMT SYDNEY, August 17, 2014 (AFP) - Australia will offer to resettle some 4,400 people fleeing violence in Iraq and Syria, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison ...
Australia: Australian immigration policy piles ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 24 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Australia, Indonesia BANGKOK, 24 June 2014 (IRIN) - The system for registering, protecting, and finding durable solutions for asylum seekers in Indonesia risks becoming overburdened - potentially sparking unrest - as migrant arrivals ...
Cambodia: Australia-Cambodia refugee deal spark... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 21 2014]
Source: IRINCountry: Australia, Cambodia PHNOM PENH, 21 May 2014 (IRIN) - Human rights activists have strongly criticized a controversial deal between Australia and Cambodia which could see up to 1,000 refugees settled in the country. "This is a disaster ...
Australia: Three contract dengue fever at Nauru... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: Australian Broadcasting CorporationCountry: Australia, Nauru Australia's Immigration Minister confirms three people at the Nauru detention centre have dengue fever. Australia's Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed three people ...
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