A top conservation group based in Tasmania is urging the University of Adelaide to dissociate itself from the ruling elite of Sarawak after a book exposed the corruption behind the destruction of tropical rainforests of Sarawak in the province of Borneo, Malaysia.
Australia’s Operation Sovereign Borders, the policy of turning back the boats carrying asylum seekers has proven to be effective against people smuggling, at least from the point of view of Australia’s right-wing Coalition Government.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A high-profile Malaysian fugitive detained in Australia has created a diplomatic problem for the Australian government which cannot by law extradite someone who could face capital punishment.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says he still holds out hope that Indonesia will not execute two Australian drug traffickers on death row, saying mercy must play a part in the Indonesian justice system.
Indonesian officials executed five foreigners and an Indonesian national convicted of drug trafficking on Sunday, after recently elected President Joko Widodo rejected calls for clemency. The foreigners included a Brazilian man, a Vietnamese woman, and three others from the Netherlands, Malawi, and Nigeria.
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