Posts Tagged ‘Detention Centres’

China announces plans to boost secret detention powers Comments 0

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

China wants to cement in law police powers to hold dissidents and other suspects of state security crimes in secret locations without telling their families, under draft legislation released on Tuesday that has been decried by rights advocates.

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Offer to host processing centre in the Solomons must be refused Comments 0

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Any  offer to host an asylum-seeker processing centre in the Solomons must be refused by Canberra, which should stop trying to off-load its problems onto fragile Pacific states recently retired Solomon Islands MP and former deputy PM Fred Fono. He  said his government’s offer was ill-conceived, would likely trigger land disputes and lacked any community Read more