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Ben Doherty is Senior Correspondent for Fairfax Media. He was formerly South Asia Correspondent and Southeast Asia Correspondent for Fairfax, reporting from across the Asian region. He won a Walkley Award in 2013 for a series of stories on Australian links to dangerous Bangladeshi factories, and was the 2008 Young Australian Print Journalist of the Year.
Ben Doherty, Bianca Hall Australia will give Sri Lanka two patrol boats to intercept asylum seekers before they leave Sri Lankan waters.
Ben Doherty More Sri Lankan navy sailors are under suspicion of people-smuggling and face possible arrest as Prime Minister Tony Abbott praised the country for its efforts to stamp out the illegal trade in...
Ben Doherty Prime Minister Tony Abbott has praised Sri Lanka for its efforts to address human rights issues and allegations of war crimes at the opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.
Ben Doherty Alleged linchpin of Sri Lanka's biggest people-smuggling racket was a decorated officer in the Sri Lanka Navy.
Ben Doherty Alleged linchpin of Sri Lanka's biggest people-smuggling racket is a decorated naval officer who briefed Australia's border protection chief and its high commissioner to Sri Lanka on how to stop...
Ben Doherty Australian senator Lee Rhiannon has been released from custody in Sri Lanka and allowed to leave the country.
Ben Doherty Australian Senator Lee Rhiannon has been released from the custody of Sri Lankan government officials and allowed to leave the country.
Ben Doherty Four members of the Sri Lankan Navy have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle more than 100 asylum seekers to Australia.
Ben Doherty India is justifiably proud of its young democracy. It is passionate, populist, and as the past weeks' protests have shown, spectacularly public.