20th Nov, 2015 – 16 refugees plus 1 crew arrive in a 25ft “green and white” vessel in Flying Fish Cove, CI. Towed over the horizon by BP. Arrived back on West Timor on Nov 27.
24th Sept, 2015 – 21 Pakistani, Indian and Bagladeshi asylum seekers adrift off Ciduan, South Java for thee days. Returned to Indonesia.
20th July, 2015 – unknown number of people, off the Dampier Coast near Western Australia. (will be updated as further information comes to hand.)
May 2015 – 65 people; 54 Sri Lankans, 10 Bangladeshis, one person from Myanmar and 5 crew en route to New Zealand, intercepted off Ashmore Reef and sent back to Indonesia. Rescued by the Indonesians and taken to the Island of Rote.
April 2015 – 50 Vietnamese refugees intercepted “North of Australia”. Returned to Vietnam via HMAS Choules
March 2015 – Unknown number of refugees from an unknown origin. Probably one boat, maybe several. (Alluded to in Yahoo News report, 17th April 2015)
24th March 2015 – 15 refugees reported arrived Christmas Island 18th Mar, returned to Indonesia under escort. 6 Iranians, 2 Nepalese, 7 Bangladeshis.
9th Feb 2015 – 4 Sri Lankans (probably Tamils) returned from Cocos Island to Sri Lanka via the Sri Lankan Navy.
29th Nov – 38, including 6 children, Sri Lankans intercepted close to Indonesia and 37 handed back to Sri Lankan Navy.
21st Nov – 34 Sri Lankan and Indian refugees reported at Yap, in Micronesia, headed for Australia
25th Sept – 1 vessel reported at Kupang in Timor with 7 Indian refugees and 3 crew. Washed ashore.
28th July – 24th Sept – zero arrivals, 45 attempts stopped at source.
27th June – 153 Tamil asylum seekers reported ex India. 32 women, 37 children. 300Km NW from Christmas Island.
26th June “Sithumina” wi5th 41 people (and a dog) on board intercepted by OSB.
24th June – 25th June – zero
23rd June – 1 vessel reported “off North West Australia by the Guardian. Approx 50 people on board, apprehended by ACV Triton.
13th June-22nd June – zero
12th June “Sithumina” left Batticaloa, Sri Lanka with 41 people on board.
3rd May – 11th June zero22nd June – zero
2nd May – 54 from Sri Lanka – intercepted by Sri Lankan Navy.
28th Mar – 1st May – zero
27th Mar – “A BOAT carrying about 50 asylum-seekers is heading for Christmas Island ” No further reports of this incident.
1st Mar – 26th Mar- zero
28th Feb – zero
27th Feb – zero
26th Feb – zero
25th Feb – One lifeboat containing about 26 people found on Sth Coast of Indonesia LIFEBOAT
24th Feb – zero
23rd Feb – zero
22nd Feb – zero
21st Feb – THREE vessels reported by “The Weekend Australian” as being turned back since 7th Feb.
6th – 20th Feb – No vessels reported by this secretive Government, No vessels reported as arriving back in Indonesia.
5th Feb – one vessel returned to Pangandaran. around 31 people all apparently adult males. LIFEBOAT
4th Feb – zero
3rd Feb – Reportedly, ONE vessel intercepted off CI, unknown number of passengers taken into custody.
2nd Feb – zero
1st Feb – zero
31st Jan – Reportedly, TWO vessels being pushed back to Indonesian waters by Customs Vessels. (does one end up at Pangandaran?) LIFEBOAT
30th Jan – zero
29th Jan – zero
28th Jan – zero
27th Jan – zero
26th Jan – zero
25th Jan – zero
24th Jan – zero
23rd Jan – zero
22nd Jan – zero
21st Jan – zero
20th Jan – zero
19th Jan – zero
18th Jan – zero
17th Jan – zero
16th Jan – One lifeboat returned to Sukabumi with 40 adult males from the Middle East (reported 6th Feb) LIFEBOAT
15th Jan – zero
14th Jan – zero
13th Jan – zero
12th Jan – zero
11th Jan – One vessel left Cisarua, West Java with 56 people on board. Put into lifeboat and marooned off coast of Indonesia.
10th Jan – zero
9th Jan – zero
8th Jan – One vessel, returned to South Java from within sight of CI, shots fired, vessel sank close to shore. 25 people + 2 crew
7th Jan – zero
6th Jan – zero
5th Jan – zero
4th Jan – zero
3rd Jan – zero
2nd Jan – zero
1st Jan – one vessel off Darwin towed back to Indonesian waters (sometime during this week),, 45 people including 7 women.
31st Dec – zero
30th Dec – zero
29th Dec – zero
28th Dec – zero
27th Dec – zero
26th Dec – zero
25th Dec- zero
24th Dec – zero
23rd Dec – one vessel, 43 people returned to South Java
22nd Dec – zero
21st Dec – zero
20th Dec – zero
19th Dec – One vessel with 97 asylum seekers. Origins unknown.
18th Dec – zero
17th Dec – zero
16th Dec – zero
15th Dec – zero
14th Dec – 70 refugees of “diverse” origins landed at CI by HMAS Stuart (Sri Lankans, Indians and Middle Easterners)
13th Dec – one vessel, towed back to Indonesian waters (sometime during this week), 47 people icluding 2 women
12th Dec – zero
11th Dec – One vessel; 29 rescued off Garut, 3 dead. Headed for Australia. Rohingya, Iranians and a Bangladeshi.
10th Dec – zero
9th Dec – zero
8th Dec – zero
7th Dec – zero
6th Dec – One vessel with 3 asylum seekers and two crew
5th Dec – Two vessels near Christmas Island, 133 people taken on board
4th Dec – zero
3rd Dec – 1 (or more) vessels intercepted, 32 Middle-Eastern refugees landed at Flying Fish Cove
2nd Dec – I vessel arrived Christmas Island. 25 Burmese refugees landed at Greta Beach lived there for four days!
1st Dec – zero
30th Nov – zero
29th Nov – zero
28th Nov – zero
27th Nov – One vessel at Christmas Island. 11 Rohingas
26th Nov – zero
25th Nov – zero
24th Nov – zero
23rd Nov – zero
22nd Nov – zero
21st Nov – zero
20th Nov – zero
19th Nov one vessel at Christmas Island – bow pulled off, 40 people.
18th Nov – zero
17th Nov One vessel at Christmas Island with 40 new arrivals – afghani, pakistani, srilankan, rohinga origins
16th Nov – zero
15th Nov – zero
14th Nov- zero
13th Nov One vessel sinking off Java with 50 people on board. Basarnas responded.
12th Nov One vessel with 63 possible Somalis arrived in Darwin Harbour
11th Nov One vessel with 40-60 men women and children from Middle east
10th Nov – zero (the 63 people -from Probably Sri Lanka – mentioned on 7th Nov finally landed)
9th Nov – zero
8th Nov – zero
7th Nov – one vessel with around 63 people.
6th Nov – zero
5th Nov – zero
4th Nov – zero
3rd Nov – zero
2nd Nov – zero
1st Nov – zero
31st Oct – zero
30th Oct – zero
29th Oct – zero
28th Oct – zero
27th Oct – zero
26th Oct – zero
25th Oct – zero
24th Oct – zero
23rd Oct – zero
21st Oct – One vessel at Christmas Island; 40 arrivals
20th Oct – One vessel at Christmas Island; 130 arrivals
19th Oct – zero
18th Oct – zero
17th Oct – One vessel at Christmas Island; 60 arrivals
16th Oct – zero
15th Oct – zero
14th Oct – zero
13th Oct – zero
12th Oct – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 55 arrivals
11th Oct – zero
10th Oct – 1 vessel at Cocos; 83 arrivals
9th Oct – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 55 arrivals
8th Oct – zero
7th Oct – zero
6th Oct – zero
5th Oct – zero
4th Oct – 1 vessel off Sri Lanka; 70 non- arrivals who were heading for Australia
3rd Oct – zero
2nd Oct – zero
1st Oct – zero
30th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island, 80 arrivals
29th Sept – zero
28th Sept – 1 vessel sank close to Indonesia; ~70 dead, ~30 missing, 25 people saved.
2 vessels intercepted Nth of CI ; 77 people returned to Indonesia.
27th Sept – zero
26th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 80 arrivals
25th Sept – 1 vessel at Ashmore Reef; 19 arrivals
24th Sept – 1 vessel at Torres Str; 6 arrivals
23rd Sept – zero
22nd Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 30 arrivals
21st Sept – zero
20th Sept – zero
19th Sept – zero
18th Sept – zero
17th Sept – zero
16th Sept – zero
15th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 79 arrivals
14th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 25 arrivals
13th Sept – 1 vessel at Ashmore reef; 6 arrivals
12th Sept – zero
11th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 76 arrivals
10th Sept – zero
9th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 59 arrivals
8th Sept – 1 vessel at Darwin; 88 arrivals
7th Sept – ELECTION DAY!
6th Sept – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 94 arrivals
5th Sept – zero
4th Sept – zero
3rd Sept – zero
2nd Sept – zero
1st Sept – zero
31st Aug – zero
30th Aug – zero
29th Aug – 1 vessel within Indonesian Waters; 55 arrivals
28th Aug – zero
27th Aug – zero
26th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 75 arrivals
25th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 65 arrivals
24th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 13 arrivals
23th Aug – zero
22th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 131 arrivals
21st Aug – zero
20th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 105 arrivals
19th Aug – zero
18th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 205 arrivals
17th Aug – zero
16th Aug – zero
15th Aug – 2 vessels at Ashmore reef; 121 arrivals PLUS 31 arrivals.
14th Aug – zero
13th Aug – zero
12th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 52 arrivals
11th Aug – zero
10th Aug – zero
9th Aug – 1 vessel at Christmas Island; 64 arrivals
1 vessel at Ashmore Reef; 60 arrivals
8th Aug – zero
7th Aug -1 vessel close to Indonesia; 117 people may not have arrived at Christmas Island
1 vessel at Christmas Island; 67 arrivals
6th Aug – zero
5th Aug – zero
4th Aug – 1 vessel at Torres Straits; 4 arrivals ?????
3rd Aug – zero
2nd Aug – zero
1st Aug – 1 vesseel at Christmas Island; 100 arrivals
1 vessel at Ashmore Reef; 75 arrivals
31st July – Total since 19th July, 16 vessels and about 1300 people.
NOTE; This was where I began my “Timeline”.
30th July – Needs research
29th July – Needs research
28th July – Needs research
27th July – Needs research
26th July – 1 vessel close to Indonesia; 13 dead, about 190 transferred to Indonesia;
1 vessel at Christmas Island; 75 arrivals – SIEV 811??
25th July – Needs research
24th July – Needs research
23th July – Needs research
22th July – Needs research
21st July – Needs research
20th July – Needs research
19th July – The Manus Island Solution is announced by Kevin Rudd.
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You mean illegal boat people, lol
What I like about you, Spiro, is that you wear a sign on your back saying, “I AM AN IGNORANT RACIST”.
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