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Media Release (Tamil Refugee Council) 20/2 | THE U.N. SHOULD OPPOSE AUSTRALIA’S DEPORTATION OF SANTHARUBAN

  The UN Committee against Torture’s decision to lift an interim measure preventing the deportation of a former member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Tamil Tigers) is a mistake, the Tamil Refugee Council said today. In the letter, dated 19 February, the UN committee acceded to the Australian government’s request to lift the(…)

Tamil Refugee Council Media Release 13/02 | IMPENDING DEPORTATION PUTS TAMIL MAN IN JEOPARDY

13 FEBRUARY 2018 The Australian government’s decision to deport to Sri Lanka a former ranking member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) puts at risk his safety and possibly his life, the Tamil Refugee Council said today. Santharuban, the man in question, is subject to a United Nations Committee Against Torture interim measure(…)

MEDIA RELEASE 11/02 | TWENTY-TWO REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU FOR THE UNITED STATES

Refugee Action Coalition MEDIA RELEASE TWENTY-TWO REFUGEES LEAVE NAURU FOR THE UNITED STATES The second group of refugees to leave Nauru for resettlement in the United States are leaving Nauru this afternoon, Nauru time. The 22 refugees are flying from Nauru to the United States, via Fiji, to Los Angeles. (Photos attached of refugees checking-in(…)