Matthew Splitzerslovenski

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Documents immigration is fighting to keep secret accidentally released

Documents about asylum-seeker boat turnbacks, which the government is arguing must be kept secret for national security reasons, have been accidentally handed to Guardian Australia by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.<p>During the hearing in which the government is attempting to …

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Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Academy Award-winning Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose long list of notable credits included “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” died …

Life in Nauru detention: a dark, wretched Truman Show without the cameras

There is horror in the Nauru files and then there is banality: countless records documenting squabbles between children, lost possessions, late buses and toilet blocks running out of soap. In the engineered society of an offshore immigration detention centre, there is drama, tedium and the …

Freedom of Information

Fingerprint scanner scares refugees away from safe haven

<i>This is part of our Road Trip 2016 summer series "Life, Disrupted," about how technology is helping with the global refugee crisis -- if at all.</i><p><i>Editors' note: On October 24, French police began to clear refugees out of the Jungle as a prelude to demolishing the camp, which charities say holds 5,500</i> …

France

German far-right leader draws on Australian border policies in 'two islands' plan

A German far-right leader says Berlin should send rejected asylum seekers and illegal immigrants to "two islands outside Europe", in an apparent a …

Children as young as seven 'sexually assaulted' in Greek refugee camps

Children as young as seven have been sexually assaulted in official European refugee camps, it has been reported.<p>Others are reportedly too afraid to …

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Refugees in Greek camps targeted by mafia gangs

Fresh evidence is emerging that refugees stranded in camps across Greece are falling victim to rising levels of vice peddled by mafia gangs who see the entrapped migrants as perfect prey for prostitution, drug trafficking and human smuggling.<p>‘Sexual assaults on children’ at Greek refugee camps<p>Read …

Red Cross

After Clinton bounce, polls indicate tightening race in key battlegrounds

Hillary Clinton’s post-convention bounce may be coming back down to earth – at least in some parts of the country – as new polls show a tightening race against Donald Trump in several battleground states, especially when Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is factored in.<p>A Monmouth University Poll …

Brexit campaigner Farage says to address Trump rally | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Nigel Farage, an anti-immigration politician who was a figurehead of the successful campaign to get Britain out of the European Union, intends to address a Donald Trump rally on Wednesday, a spokesman said.<p>Nigel Farage, resigning leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party …

Volatile mix in Syria war puts new strain on US strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military picture in Syria is getting more chaotic and complicated by the day, putting new strains on the Obama …

The Guardian view on France’s ‘burkini bans’: ugly politics on the beach

So this is what liberation looks like: four armed officers ordering a woman to undress in public. France’s prime minister, Manuel Valls, has backed the mayors ordering “burkini bans” on their beaches by arguing, among other things, that the garment is part of the enslavement of women. The photos …

Religion

This Workout from The 21-Day Bulk Will Force Your Back to Grow

Want to know what’s so great about <i>The 21-Day Bulk</i>? You can slow things down a little bit and chill out. Key words: <i>A little bit</i>. <i>The 21-Day Bulk</i> is …

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