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Lindsay Murdoch

Lindsay Murdoch is a two-time winner of the Walkley Award, Australia's top award for journalistic excellence. Lindsay is a former correspondent based in Singapore, Jakarta and Darwin. In 1999 he covered the tumultuous events in East Timor, and in 2003 he covered the Iraq war while embedded with US Marines.

Islamic extremist Musa Cerantonio to walk free after deportation from Philippines

Lindsay Murdoch Philippine authorities are treating Australian religious extremist Musa Cerantonio as a 'high-risk and high-value' prisoner, but he is set to walk free after his imminent deportation to Melbourne.

Cambodia releases more details on asylum seeker deal with Australia

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen

Lindsay Murdoch Cambodia has revealed its authorities will investigate the backgrounds of refugees Australia plans to send to the impoverished nation and will insist they must sign consent forms.

Cambodia's PM Hun Sen confirms controversial agreement to resettle refugees from Australia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, left, says his country will accept refugees from Australia despite his country not being

Lindsay Murdoch Cambodia's strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen has confirmed his impoverished country will accept refugees from Australia in a controversial agreement condemned by human rights and refugee advocates.

Cambodians don't want Australia's asylum seekers

Rohingya refugee Mohammed Ibrahim who sells roti on the streets of Phnom Penh.

Lindsay Murdoch Phnom Penh: The warm roti that Mohammed Ibrahim sells from his cart is popular on the crowded streets of this riverside city, where many people are impoverished.

Cambodia: We won't take refugees against their will

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen.

Lindsay Murdoch Phnom Penh: Cambodia's insistence that refugees not be sent to the impoverished country against their will has emerged as a key sticking point in a controversial agreement with Australia.

Australia asks Cambodia to take asylum seekers amid violent crackdown

Hun Sen Julie Bishop

Lindsay Murdoch The Abbott government wants to send some asylum seekers to Cambodia, at a time when the country's strongman prime minister, Hun Sen, is overseeing a brutal crackdown on dissent in one of south-east...

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Coalition in talks about potential Cambodian solution on refugees

Luke Hunt, Phnom Penh, Lindsay Murdoch, Bangkok The Australian government has asked Cambodia to accept refugees seeking asylum in Australia in a move that has echoes of the former Labor government's so-called ''Malaysian solution''.

Coalition in talks about a Cambodia solution on refugees seeking asylum

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Luke Hunt, Phnom Penh and Lindsay Murdoch, Bangkok The Australian government has asked Cambodia to accept refugees seeking asylum in a move similar to the former Labor government's so-called ''Malaysian solution''.

Malaysian democracy activist refused entry

Haris Ibrahim.

Lindsay Murdoch The Abbott government has banned a Malaysian democracy activist and lawyer from entering Australia where he had been invited to speak at public forums, including the Australian National University.