Madeleine Connor

Death Sparks Riots On Christmas Island

Riots have broken out at the Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre, triggered by the death of Iranian-Kurd detainee Fazal Chegeni. Detainees have stated that the rioters are primarily New Zealand nationals being held at the facility awaiting deportation from Australia, which owns the Christmas Island territory. Chegeni’s body was found […]

Turkey Appeals For No-Fly Zone

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has proposed a ‘no-fly zone’ over its border with Syria. Davutoglu appealed to international powers on Monday following a Russian violation of Turkish airspace near the Syrian border. Russia’s involvement with air strikes in Syria began just last week. Russia, however, claimed the incursion was “a […]