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Stories By Jack Board

2 STORIES

  • 1
    19 Aug 2014 Tue

    Australia to free scores of children from immigration detention centres

    The Australian government has announced that it will release around 150 children held in immigration detention centres, as Canberra faces pressure over its controversial immigration policy and criticism that detaining minors is detrimental to their mental and physical health.

  • 2
    08 Aug 2014 Fri

    More joining the fight overseas as Middle East conflict grows

    As deadly conflicts rage across the Middle East, more potential fighters from Southeast Asia are being drawn to the battlefield. Governments throughout the region are slowly responding to the threat of radicalisation, bred far across the globe, but with serious local implications.