Tag Archives: Wilson Security

Amnesty International warns off companies from taking up ‘toxic’ refugee detention contracts

A multinational corporation has raked in millions of dollars via a contract with the Australian government for the management of its offshore refugee detention facilities. But a damning report by Amnesty International makes it clear that the contract, which expires … Continue reading

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Australia to close Manus Island refugee camp – but there’s a twist…

On 17 August, Papua New Guinea (PNG) finally forced Australia to agree to the closure of its refugee detention centre on Manus Island. The latter agreed to this decision in order to avoid a PNG Supreme Court hearing, scheduled for August 22, … Continue reading

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‘Nauru Files’: Universal Jurisdiction threat to Australian government and Spanish multinational

The release and publication by Guardian Australia journalists of the ‘Nauru Files’ show that Wilson Security, the company that manages security at the refugee gulags on Nauru and Manus Island, has been responsible for downgrading those files – i.e. a … Continue reading

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Felon heads offshore firm with access to Australian security and records of millions of Australians

Via a parking and security specialist firm employed by the Australian Government to guard many of its buildings and security establishments, two Hong Kong based billionaires – one of whon was convicted on bribery offences – have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Australia refuses third-party countries from taking its asylum-seekers; claims re abuse/detention could run into $millions

There remains the option for third party countries – e.g. New Zealand, Canada or European countries – to take in asylum-seekers illegally imprisoned on Rape Island (Nauru) or Murder Island (Manus), though the current Australian Government refuses to consider such … Continue reading

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Australia: legal challenge to asylum-seekers detention begins; unravelling Transfield’s financial web

This week, on Wednesday and Thursday, the Australian High Court will hear a submission by the Human Rights Law Centre that Australia’s offshore processing of asylum-seekers is illegal. If the court rules in favour of the submission – and assuming … Continue reading

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PNG locals threaten blockade of detention centre; Transfield ‘agree’ to return guards accused of rape

Transfield, the company which manages the notorious asylum-seekers detention centre at Manus Island, has allegedly agreed to return to Papua New Guinea the three guards employed by Wilson Security who are accused of the rape of a local woman after … Continue reading

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‘Black sites’ supply-chain company, Transfield: risks to shareholders if Govt prosecuted

Today it was announced by the Australian Department of Immigration & Border Protection that Transfield, the company that manages the Manus Island and Nauru asylum-seekers detention facilities – recently dubbed ‘black sites’ – is the preferred tenderer to bid for … Continue reading

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Australia’s Border Force humiliated in attempted racial profiling op | challenge issued to Transfield

Yesterday (Friday) a remarkable thing happened in Melbourne. Thousands (?) of people took to the streets with only an hour’s notice and stopped officers from the newly-formed Australian Border Force from racially profiling people in the streets to see if … Continue reading

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Nauru asylum-seekers centre: waterboarding & 20 other allegations: full details here

Today the Australian Senate received testimony on oath alleging that waterboarding and other torture was applied by Wilson Security staff against asylum-seeker detainees at the Australian funded and managed centre on Nauru. Below are all 21 allegations, followed by copies … Continue reading

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