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#Asylum

# asylum - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world
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# Read Me

Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world

Jul 3rd 2013, 7:00 AM 66 Views 15 Comments

With Snowden, Prism and national security secrets in the news, it’s clear that technology has made privacy harder to ensure. Renaat Verbruggen gives a run down of how cryptography can protect your private information.

# asylum - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe'

Jul 2nd 2013, 3:15 PM 14,074 Views 30 Comments

Bolivia and Venezuela have both said that they would consider an asylum application from the NSA whistleblower.

Poll: Should Ireland grant asylum to Edward Snowden?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland grant asylum to Edward Snowden?

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:07 AM 19,393 Views 194 Comments

NSA whistleblower and fugitive Edward Snowden has asked for asylum in 20 countries. Should Ireland grant it?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:54 AM 9,053 Views 10 Comments

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# asylum - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems
# Asylum
# Asylum

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems

Jun 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 8,349 Views 50 Comments

Uncovered documents show the South American country has major surveillance capabilities.

# asylum - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Ireland rejects more asylum seekers than most EU countries
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# Asylum

Ireland rejects more asylum seekers than most EU countries

Jun 18th 2013, 11:37 AM 13,091 Views 124 Comments

Only 8.6pc of asylum seekers in Ireland are granted protection – compared to an EU average of 25.2pc.

# asylum - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

HSE had 'no proper basis' to refuse payment for woman and suicidal daughter
# Ombudsman
# Ombudsman

HSE had 'no proper basis' to refuse payment for woman and suicidal daughter

Jun 12th 2013, 2:41 PM 10,808 Views 49 Comments

Kileni, who fled South Africa after the murder of her husband and suffered Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome, waited over a year for the payment awarded to her.

# asylum - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Hundreds of Vietnamese men, women and children flee to Australian shores
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# Asylum

Hundreds of Vietnamese men, women and children flee to Australian shores

May 12th 2013, 11:00 AM 14,498 Views 36 Comments

Almost 500 Vietnamese asylum seekers have arrived on Australian shores, that’s more than in the last five years combined.

# asylum - Monday 25 March, 2013

Two dead as asylum-seeker boat carrying 95 capsizes
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# Capsized

Two dead as asylum-seeker boat carrying 95 capsizes

Mar 25th 2013, 9:47 AM 5,276 Views 13 Comments

A woman and a young child have died after an overloaded boat carrying 95 asylum-seekers travelling to Australia sank in the Indian Ocean.

The 9 at 9: Monday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Mar 25th 2013, 8:48 AM 11,424 Views 19 Comments

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# asylum - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

New report on human trafficking highlights low number of prosecutions
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

New report on human trafficking highlights low number of prosecutions

Feb 26th 2013, 6:01 PM 3,804 Views 9 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said this shows a “clear need for a fresh approach to identifying victims”.

# asylum - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Immigration in Ireland: Approximately 88,000 visa applications received in 2012
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# Immigration

Immigration in Ireland: Approximately 88,000 visa applications received in 2012

Jan 2nd 2013, 3:30 PM 35,500 Views 236 Comments

In total, approximately 165,700 immigration related requests were made in 2012.

# asylum - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Column: Ireland's treatment of asylum seekers is unfair - and bad value for money
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland's treatment of asylum seekers is unfair - and bad value for money

Nov 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 468 Views 162 Comments

Ireland has 6,740 asylum seekers living in an antiquated direct provision system that is not fit for purpose, write Gavan Titley and Ronit Lentin.

# asylum - Sunday 14 October, 2012

53 people seeking asylum have died in State care
# Deaths
# Deaths

53 people seeking asylum have died in State care

Oct 14th 2012, 8:00 AM 7,175 Views 64 Comments

The deaths took place over the past ten years. One quarter of the asylum seekers who died were under five years of age.

# asylum - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Search for sinking asylum seeker boat called off
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# Capsized

Search for sinking asylum seeker boat called off

Aug 29th 2012, 3:12 PM 5,448 Views 0 Comments

Indonesian officials received an alert from Australian authorities but have been unable to locate the vessel.

# asylum - Sunday 26 August, 2012

Ecuador and UK 'must seek mutually acceptable solution' on Assange case
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# Assange

Ecuador and UK 'must seek mutually acceptable solution' on Assange case

Aug 26th 2012, 1:54 PM 2,697 Views 11 Comments

President Rafael Correa says the two countries are returning to dialogue over controversy surrounding the WikiLeaks founder.

# asylum - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange - but London says he WILL be extradited

Aug 16th 2012, 2:14 PM 7,397 Views 122 Comments

The Foreign Office in the UK said that the decision “changes nothing” and the Wikileaks founder will still be extradited to Sweden.

# asylum - Thursday 5 July, 2012

'One good adult' scheme launched for child asylum seekers
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# Asylum

'One good adult' scheme launched for child asylum seekers

Jul 5th 2012, 10:42 AM 2,754 Views 14 Comments

The scheme will provide young asylum seekers with a mentor to help them integrate into Irish society.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Jul 5th 2012, 8:32 AM 6,904 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# asylum - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Ecuador ambassador briefed on Assange in Sweden
# Assange
# Assange

Ecuador ambassador briefed on Assange in Sweden

Jun 24th 2012, 5:28 PM 2,784 Views 4 Comments

Ecuador is mulling over whether to offer the WikiLeaks founder asylum, after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Tuesday.

There's "no hint" of US plan to take Assange from Sweden, says Australian minister
# Assange
# Assange

There's "no hint" of US plan to take Assange from Sweden, says Australian minister

Jun 24th 2012, 9:36 AM 2,564 Views 38 Comments

Assange has sought asylum in bid to avoid being extradited to Sweden.

# asylum - Thursday 21 June, 2012

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

90 missing after boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia capsizes

Jun 21st 2012, 5:30 PM 3,527 Views 2 Comments

The boat, which is thought to be from Sri Lanka, was on its way to the Australian territory of Christmas Island.

# asylum - Saturday 16 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 16th 2012, 8:56 AM 4,187 Views 3 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers
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# Asylum

State spent €70m on private and state accommodation for asylum seekers

Jun 16th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,232 Views 90 Comments

Over 5,100 people are currently being housed in 37 accommodation centres around Ireland.

# asylum - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Reforms in asylum process "not a cure-all"
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# Asylum

Reforms in asylum process "not a cure-all"

May 1st 2012, 6:45 AM 1,552 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Refugee Council has said that the proposed Immigration, Residence and Protection Bill does not address the reasons for Ireland’s low rate of acceptance for protection applicants.

# asylum - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Column: My soul-destroying life as an asylum-seeker
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# Opinion

Column: My soul-destroying life as an asylum-seeker

Oct 8th 2011, 10:00 AM 658 Views 74 Comments

Moussa has been living in a hostel in Ireland for seven years while the Government decides if he can stay and work here. Waiting is soul-destroying, he says, as is being made to feel like a criminal.

# asylum - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Refugee Council calls for reform of asylum system
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Refugee Council calls for reform of asylum system

Sep 13th 2011, 1:36 PM 372 Views 3 Comments

The organisation has made proposals about making the system “fairer” – saying that the current structure is far too costly, places burdens on the courts and puts people through unnecessary misery.

# asylum - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday
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# Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

Aug 17th 2011, 4:52 PM 1,067 Views 10 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# asylum - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Death toll from asylum boat tragedy could rise as investigation launched
# Australia
# Australia

Death toll from asylum boat tragedy could rise as investigation launched

Dec 16th 2010, 10:14 AM 192 Views 0 Comments

Australian authorities have begun a criminal investigation into shipwreck which killed at least 28 people off Christmas Island yesterday.

# asylum - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

50 feared dead after asylum ship sinks off Christmas Island
# Australia
# Australia

50 feared dead after asylum ship sinks off Christmas Island

Dec 15th 2010, 9:45 AM 625 Views 0 Comments

Refugee advocate accuses Australian authorities of knowing the ship was heading for the island.

# asylum - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Dec 1st 2010, 8:46 AM 1,012 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: no sign of a thaw in icy conditions, John Gormley compares being a government minister to being “in asylum” and Fruitbatgate lecturer claims he was not given a fair hearing.