Saturday, 25 October 2014  
How many of the 1500 asylum seeker lives lost at sea since 2001 could have been saved?
Zahra (6), Fatima (7) and Eman (9) - the daughters of Sondos Ismail and Ahmed Alzalimi -  three of the 146 children who lost their lives when the vessel that has become known as SIEVX foundered in international waters en route to Christmas Island on 19 October 2001.
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Challenging the official story

December 2001

Mufty to welcome young survivor... ~ Keysar Trad, 19 December 2001 (media release)
Boat tragedy survivor granted asylum ~ Vanessa Walker, 21 December 2001 (Aus)

February 2002

Letter, Tony Kevin To Simon Crean & Senate Opposition Leaders, 18 February 2002
Failure to act on smuggler... ~ Andrew Clennell, 25 February 2002 (SMH)

March 2002

Twisting tale of dog that didn't bark ~ Tony Kevin, 25 March 2002 (CT)
Who'll rescue the truth? ~ Tony Kevin, 25 March 2002 (Age)

April 2002

...Sick of Stories of Outrage ~ Robert Macklin, 1 April 2002 (CT)
Truth Missing in Murky Waters ~ Tony Kevin, 16 April 2002 (CT)

May 2002

353 dead: This could be our Watergate ~ Tony Kevin, 10 May 2002 (Age)
Boat People Story A Lie... ~ Kirsten Lawson, 10 May 2002 (CT)
New Claim On Boat Tragedy ~ Gerald McManus, 12 May 2002 (Herald Sun)
True or False ~ Editorial, 12 May 2002 (Herald Sun)
Letter ~ Marilyn Shepherd, 19 May 2002 (Herald Sun)
Were lives lost in intelligence black hole? ~ Tony Kevin, 21 May 2002 (CT)
Boat People: Cover-Up or Stuff Up? ~ Geoff Parish, 22 May 2002 (Dateline)
No Helping Hands... ~ Tony Kevin, 24 May 2002 (AFR)
Cover-up or Stuff up? ~ Margo Kingston, 28 May 2002 (SMH)

June 2002

Drowned in indifference ~ Phillip Adams, 1 June 2002, (Australian)
Is Australia's Prime Minister responsible...? ~ Marg Hutton, 1 June 2002 (Blog)
Probe needed on drownings ~ 3 June 2002 (CT Editorial)
Mass Drowning Case... ~ Margo Kingston, 4 June 2002
Defence reviews boat sinking ~ Kirsten Lawson, 5 June 2002 (CT)
If they were dogs or cats ~ Marg Hutton, 6 June 2002 (Blog)
Battle Lines Drawn ~ Margo Kingston, 9 June 2002 (SMH)
Moments of truth... ~ Margo Kingston, 14 June 2002 (SMH)
...Boat sank 'in search area' ~ Margo Kingston, 15 June 2002 (SMH)
PM's people 'knew of danger ship' ~ Mark Forbes, 15 June 2002 (Age)
Interview with Robert Hill ~ Laurie Oakes, 16 June 2002 (Sunday ~audio)
Hill says govt did not know... ~ Karen Polglaze, 16 June 2002
More Threads in SIEV-X caper ~ Margo Kingston, 16 June 2002 (SMH)
Question on Notice to Senator Hill ~ Senator Bartlett, 16 June 2002 (Hansard)
U-turn on where death boat sank ~ Margo Kingston, 17 June 2002 (SMH)
Liar, Liar! ~ Marg Hutton, 17 June 2002 (blog)
Judge should inquire into drownings ~ Editorial, 17 June 2002 (CT)
Left to drown? ~ Greg Ansley, 17 June 2002, (NZ Herald)
Who named 'SIEVX'? ~ Marg Hutton, 18 June 2002 (blog)
Now the PM's line... is sunk ~ Margo Kingston, 19 June 2002 (SMH)
Boats Failed To Help... ~ Kirsten Lawson, 19 June 2002 (CT)
PM 'misled on boat tragedy' ~ 19 June 2002 (Herald Sun)
Survivor saw ships... ~ Penelope Debelle, 20 June 2002 (SMH)
Defence Force did not search... ~ Margo Kingston, 20 June 2002 (SMH)
Evidence mounts against Hill ~ Kirsten Lawson, 20 June 2002 (CT)
Media influenced PM's boat stance ~ Margo Kingston, 21 June 2002 (SMH)
Probe into doomed boat ~ Mark Forbes, 21 June 2002 (Age)
Coastwatch 'sat on'... warning ~ Cameron Stewart, 21 June 2002 (Aus)
Salvaging the facts from murky depths ~ Tony Kevin, 21 June 2002 (AFR)
Retreat on sinking of... boat ~ Kirsten Lawson, 21 June 2002 (CT)
Words Matter ~ Tracey Bretag, 21 June 2002 (Adelaide Indymedia)
Tragedy of errors ~ Margo Kingston, 22 June 2002 (SMH)
Tragedy's tide turns back on us ~ Cameron Stewart, 22 June 2002 (Aus)
Our humanity sank... ~ Robert Manne, 24 June 2002 (SMH & Age)
353 Unsuccessful Refugee Applications~ Spooner, 24 June 2002 (Age)
The Fog of War ~ Margo Kingston, 25 June 2002 (SMH)
Letters ~ various writers, 25 June 2002 (SMH)
Letter ~ Tony Kevin, 25 June 2002 (Age)
Tragic tale of the SIEV-X ~ Editorial, 25 June 2002 (Age)
There's someone in trouble... ~ Wilcox, 25 June 2002 (Age)
Margo Kingston ~ Late Night Live, 25 June 2002 (ABC edited audio)
The SIEVX-Tragedy... ~ Peter Mac, 26 June 2002 (Guardian CPA)
Letter ~ Tony Kevin, 27 June 2002 (CT)
Cartoon ~ Tandberg, 27 June 2002 (Age)
No aerial surveillance... ~ Margo Kingston, 28 June 2002 (SMH)
Letter ~ Tony Kevin, 28 June 2002 (SMH)
Letter ~ Greg Bowyer, 28 June 2002 (Age)
The Fall Girl (Profile on Jane Halton) ~ Margo Kingston, 29 June 2002 (SMH)
Spy plane patrolled ocean... ~ Cameron Stewart, 29 June 2002 (pp. 1, 4) (Aus)
Spy plane missed doomed boat ~ 29 June 2002 (Age)
Peeling the onion ~ Margot Kingston, 30 June 2002 (SMH)

July 2002

Defence admits it conducted surveillance... ~ Kirsten Lawson, 1 July 2002 (CT)
Navy did all it could for boatpeople:PM ~ Duncan Macfarlane, 1 July 2002 (Aus)
Navy did all it could to find doomed ship: PM ~ Margot Kingston, 1 July 2002 (SMH)
Defence Department Aerial Surveillance Maps ~ Margo Kingston, 1 July 2002 (SMH)
Truth might prove a bitter peel ~ Margo Kingston, 2 July 2002 (SMH)
Bad weather hampered spy plane ~ Cameron Stewart, 2 July 2002 (Aus)
The Truth Is Out There ~ Margo Kingston, 3 July 2002 (SMH)
Fatal delay on boat ~ Cameron Stewart, 3 July 2002 (Aus)
Boatpeople tragedy must be explained ~ Editorial, 3 July 2002 (Aus)
Waiting Game On SIEV-X Saga ~ Margo Kingston, 3 July 2002 (SMH)
Defence thought SIEV-X woud turn back ~ Kirsten Lawson, 6 July 2002 (CT)
Navy warned that doomed boat was overdue ~ Margo Kingston, 6 July 2002 (SMH)
Defence fails to answer questions ~ Kirsten Lawson, 9 July 2002 (CT)
Senate Inquiry Must Uncover the Truth About SIEV X ~ Tony Kevin, 9 July 2002 (CT)
Smugglers known to agents ~ Russell Skelton, 10 July 2002 (Age)
SIEV-X Revisited ~ Margo Kingston, 10 July 2002 (SMH)
SIEV-X Documents ~ Margo Kingston, 10 July 2002 (SMH)
Minister 'has something to hide' ~ 11 July 2002 (Aus)
Inquiry hears Indonesian police told to ignore MOU with Australia ~ 11 July 2002 (ABC)
Plans to extradite boat organiser ~ Linda McSweeny, 11 July 2002 (Aus)
SIEV X Mastermind Could Face Extradition ~ Lateline, 11 July 2002 (ABC)
Organiser of doomed boat faces extradition ~ 12 July 2002 Margo Kingston (SMH)
Patsy not so easily deceived ~ 12 July 2002, Margo Kingston (SMH)
Jakarta froze boat people pact: AFP ~ Kerry Taylor, 12 July 2002 (Age)
Boat deaths: AFP hopes to charge man ~ Kirsten Lawson, 12 July 2002 (CT)
Defence contradicts earlier evidence about refugee boat ~ Kirsten Lawson, 12 July 2002 (CT)
Blockade 'led to drownings' ~ Megan Saunders, 12 July 2002 (Aus)
The telephone call that could have saved 353 lives ~ Russell Skelton, 13 July 2002 (Age)
Survivor Says Ships Just Sailed By ~ Steve Dow, 16 July 2002 (Age)
Demonising the Refugee ~ Harry Throssell, 17 July 2002 (Levellers)
The SIEV-X...drownings - what is the government hiding? ~ Sarah Stephen, 17 July 2002 ~ GLW
Exchange of Correspondence ~ Margo Kingston, 17 July 2002 (SMH)
SIEV-X ~ Dateline, 17 July 2002 (SBS)
Letter to the Australian ~ Diana Greentree, 22 July 2002
SIEV-X: The Warning That Could Have Saved Lives ~ Sarah Stephen, 24 July 2002 (GLW)
Hill Faces Battle In Boat Inquiry ~ Kirsten Lawson, 29 July 2002 (CT)
Whistle-blower Joins Rudd ~ Kirsten Lawson, 29 July 2002 (CT)
Spy Planes Kept in the Dark ~ Cameron Stewart, 29 July 2002 (Aus)
Letters to the Editor ~ various writers, 31 July 2002 (CT)
Boat tragedy prompts new high-level team for Defence ~ Lincoln Wright, 31 July 2002 (CT)
Off The Hook: Inquiry Produced 'big fat nothing' ~ Margo Kingston, 31 July 2002 (SMH)
Labor Backdown Opens Black Hole Of Accountability ~ Margo Kingston, 31 July 2002 (SMH)
Source of false Siev X brief a mystery ~ John Kerin & Patrick Walters, 31 July 2002 (Aus)

August 2002

Navy chief 'faces' overboard probe ~ 2 August 2002 (news.com.au)
Halton proves her mettle... ~ Verona Burgess, 3 August 2002 (CT)
Navy chief breaks silence ~ Cameron Stewart & Simone Pitsis, 3 August 2002 (Aus)
Senate Committee remains interested in Admiral ~ 3 August 2002 (AM ABC)
Solution we paid for in dollars, not sense ~ Ian MacPhee, 5 August 2002 (Aus)
Australia Must Not Ignore Eye-Witness Reports ~ Mary Dagmar Davies, 7 August 2002
The Tragedy of SIEVX ~ Linda Tenenbaum 13-16 August 2002 [part 1, 2, 3, 4] (wsws.org)
Blinkered Approach Rips Families Apart ~ Mike Steketee, 15 August 2002 (Aus)
SMH Connect ~ Margo Kingston, 21 August 2002 (SMH)
God's Decision - The Abu Quassey Story ~ David O'Shea, 21 August 2002 (Dateline)
People Smuggler in Indon Court ~ Catharine Munro, 21 August, 2002 (Ad Adv)
The Story of SIEV X ~ Tony Kevin, 24 August 2002 (Tampa One Year On Conference)
No Turning Back ~ Michael Gordon, 24 August 2002 (Age)
Compassion & Deceny Lost At Sea ~ Alison Broinowski, 26 August 2002 (Aus)
Ruddock backs Tampa Stance ~ Mark Phillips, 26 August 2002 (Aus)
SIEV-X: Mystery Unsolved ~ Margo Kingston, 26 August 2002 (SMH)
Take a Stand! ~ Margo Kingston, 27 August 2002 (SMH)
The Five Mysteries of SIEV X ~ Ghassan Nakhoul, 28 August 2002 (English transcript of SBS Radio/Arabic program)
Puffing the Greens ~ Margo Kingston, 29 August 2002 (SMH)

September 2002

The Federal Police and People Smugglers ~ Ross Coulthart, 1 September 2002 (Sunday)
Call for enquiry into Federal Police ~ 1 September 2002 (Aus)
Ross Coulthart & Tony Kevin ~ Phillip Adams, 2 September 2002 (LNL)
The Leeway Party ~ Margo Kingston, 2 September 2002 (SMH)
Agents 'sank refugees boats' ~ Jim Dickins, 3 September 2002 (Ad Ad)
SIEV-X: The case for concern ~ Margo Kingston, 6 September 2002 (SMH)
Refugee drownings: Labor sabotages inquiry ~ Sarah Stephen, 11 September 2002 (GLW)
No Reason For Switch Of Play In Defence ~ Verona Burgess, 15 September 2002 (CT)
Crucial Evidence on SIEV X Still Wanted ~ Kirsten Lawson, 16 September 2002 (CT)
Australian Federal Police Implicated In People Smuggling ~ Sarah Stephen, 18 September 2002 (GLW)
Ruddock 'knew where boat sank' ~ Cameron Stewart, 20 September 2002 (Aus)
Notes contradict PM on boat tragedy ~ Michael Gordon, 20 September 2002 (Age)
SIEV-X: Another Bombshell ~ Margo Kingston, 20 September 2002 (SMH)
Debating SIEV-X ~ Margo Kingston, 23 September 2002 (SMH)
Safety Of Crowded Boat Not Considered ~ Sophie Douez, 25 September 2002 (Age)
Spies Picked Up Reports... ~ Cameron Stewart, 25 September 2002 (Aus)
Labor asks: was Siev X sabotaged? ~ Cameron Stewart, 26 September 2002 (Aus)
Questions About Australian Sabotage ~ Linda Mottram, 26 September 2002 (ABC)
Serious Questions About Fight Against People Smugglesr ~ Mark Colvin, 26 September 2002 (PM)
Faulkner's SIEV-X Sizzle ~ Margo Kingston, 26 September 2002 (SMH)
Faulkner Questions Govt Over Boat Sabotage ~ Tony Jones, 26 September 2002 (Lateline)
Govt Not Clear of Boat Sabotage Claims: Diplomat ~ AAP, 26 September 2002 (Age)
Faulkner Rocks The Boat Over Sabotage Allegations ~ Cynthia Banham, 27 September 2002 (SMH)
Angry Police Hit Death Boat Claims ~ Sophie Douez, 27 September 2002 (Age)
Stung by growing evidence of SIEV X malpractices, government senators launch baseless personal attacks... ~ Tony Kevin, 27 September 2002 (Press Release)
Troubling Questions on SIEV X ~ Tony Kevin, 27 September 2002 (CT)
Clear The Air On SIEV-X Sinking ~ Editorial, 28 September 2002 (SMH)
Hark To The War Cry and a New World Disorder ~ Mike Carlton, 28 September 2002 (SMH)
We Must Keep Asking Questions On SIEV X ~ Tony Kevin, 28 September 2002 (CT)
Robert Hill Interview ~ Laurie Oakes, 29 September 2002 (Sunday)
Overview of Investigations into AFP & Kevin John Enniss ~ Ross Coulthart, 29 September 2002 (Sunday)
Australia's Pacific Solution ~ Sarah Macdonald, 29 September 2002 (BBC)

October 2002

SIEV-X: One Year On ~ Margo Kingston, 3 October 2002 (SMH)
SIEVX ~ Sarah Stephen, 3 October 2002 (public talk)
Senate Committee to Push For Boat Inquiry ~ Russell Skelton, 7 October 2002 (Age)
Transcript of Julie McCrossin's interview with Tony Kevin ~ 11 October 2002 (Life Matters, ABC)
SIEV X Denial Unconvincing ~ Ron Chapman (Letter), 11 October 2002 (CT)
Playing Fair With Asylum Seekers ~ Marilyn Shepherd (Letter), 11 October 2002 (CT Online)
Dangerous Secrets ~ Marilyn Shepherd (Letter), 13 October 2002 (Age)
Remember SIEVX ~ Garry Bickley (letter), 15 October 2002 (CT)
Spare a thought for another disaster ~ Kay Kan (Letter), 16 October 2002 (AFR)
Flowers Cast Into the Sea ~ 16 October 2002, (Bay Post-Star)
A Weekend of national mourning ~ Mary D Davies (letter), 16 October 2002 (Project Safecom)
Transcript of Annie Hastwell's Interview with Tony Kevin ~ 18 October 2002 (Radio Adelaide)
So bigotry becomes us? ~ Phillip Adams, 19 October 2001, (Aus)
Who Sank The Death Ship? ~ Simone Ritchie, 19 October 2002 (Sydney Indymedia)
Tribute to 353 who died ~ Georgia Curry, 20 October 2002 (CT)
Australian police agents involved in sabotage of refugee boats ~ Richard Phillips & Linda Tenenbaum, 21 October 2002 (WSWS)
Refugees also victims of terror, says Bartlett ~ Adrian McGregor, 21 October 2002 (Aus)
Questions still loom over boat sinking ~ Bob Burton, 22 October 2002 (Asia Times)
Defence forces off the hook on Siev X ~ Cameron Stewart, 22 October 2002, (Aus)
Letter to Australian Senators regarding Inquiry into SIEV-X incident ~ Dr Sue Wareham, 22 October 2002 (MAPW.org.au)
SIEV X inquiry to slate Reith and Barrie ~ Kirsten Lawson, 23 October 2002 (CT)
Defence Problems Fixed Says Hill ~ Meaghan Shaw & Mark Forbers, 23 October 2002 (Age)
Government Braces For Children Overboard Report ~ Mark Phillips, 23 October 2002 (Aus)
Children Overboard Inquiry ~ Linda Mottram, 23 October 2002 (AM)
Children Overboard Report to be released today ~ Senator Andrew Bartlett, 23 October 2002 (Media Release)
SCRAP IT! Pacific Solution costly and dangerous ~ 23 October 2002 (Dems Press Release)
Doorstop Interview ~ John Faulkner, 23 October 2002
Labor's Latest Travesty ~ Margo Kingston, 23 October 2002 (SMH Web Diary)
Testament to Cowardice ~ Margo Kingston, 23 October 2002 (SMH Web Diary)
Reith accused of deliberate deception ~ Fran Kelly, 23 October 2002 (7.30 Report)
Interview with Tony Kevin ~ Mary Kostakidis, 23 October 2002 (SBS News)
Report backs navy on "silent" disaster ~ Brendan Nicholson, 24 October 2002 (Age)
Reith did lie, inquiry finds ~ Kirsten Lawson, 24 October 2002 (CT)
Questions Rise over Operations against Asylum Seekers ~ Bob Burton, 24 October 2002 (TerraViva Europe)
Web Diary Watch ~ David Davis, 25 October 2002 (in Margo's Web Diary)
Intelligence of a Leaky SIEV ~ Cameron Stewart, 26 October 2002 (Aus)
No flowers beyond the border of compassion ~ Joanne Murray-Smith, 27 October 2002 (Age)
Refugee Boat Tragedy Retold in Film ~ Larry Schwartz, 27 October 2002 (Age)
Secret File: Operation Relex ~ 28 October 2002 (SMH)
Damaging documents withheld or censored ~ Marian Wilkinson, 28 October 2002 (SMH)
Unanswered Questions ~ Editorial, 29 October 2002 (CT)
353 deaths overshadowed by child that wasn't thrown ~ Editorial, 30 October 2002 (GLW)

November 2002

OK, I do apologise over SIEVX ~ Tony Kevin, 2 November 2002 (Letter - CT)
Senator Faulkner discusses 'A Certain Maritime Incident' ~ 6 November 2002 (LNL)
How we stopped the refugee flow ~ Ron Chapman, 8 November 2002 (CT Online Your Say)
SIEVX ~ Peter Funnell, 12 November 2002 (CT Online Your Say)
Keelty Seeks Immunity From Boat Questions ~ Kirsten Lawson, 22 November 2002 (CT)
Federal Police quiet over tracking of asylum boats ~ Annabel Crabb, 23 November 2002 (Age)
Federal Police won't talk tracking devices... ~ Cynthia Banham, 23 November 2002 (SMH)
No Surveillance On SIEVX; Keelty ~ Sophie Morris, 23 November 2002 (Aus)
Judicial Inquiry needed: Diplomat ~ Nikki Todd, 26 November 2002 (AAP)
Democrats To Move Motion On SIEVX ~ Nikki Todd, 26 November 2002 (AAP)
Australians Do Care ~ Claire Bruhns, 27 November 2002 (CT Online Your Say)

December 2002

Major New SIEV X Challenges ~ Tony Kevin, 2 December 2002 (Media Release)
SIEV X: Not the News ~ Margo Kingston, 9 December 2002 (SMH Web Diary)
Diplomat Questions Moves... ~ 9 December 2002 (ABC)
Senate Moves On Disruption Program ~ Kirsten Lawson, 10 December 2002 (CT)
Warrant Out For People Smuggler ~ Cynthia Banham, 10 December 2002 (SMH)
Senate To Call For Smuggling Inquiry ~ Meaghan Shaw, 10 December 2002 (Age)
By Invitation Only - Australian Asylum Policy ~ December 2002 (Human Rights Watch)
Government's version of events... springs more leaks ~ 10 December 2002 (Dems Press Release)
Steady Soaking Rain ~ Margo Kingston, 11 December 2002 (Web Diary)
Doubts Fester on Justice for Drowned Asylum Seekers ~ Bob Burton, 11 December 2002
Senate wants smuggler action ~ Linda McSweeny, 11 December 2002 (Aus)
Our values: Crean -v- Howard and Carr ~ Margo Kingston, 13 December 2002 (Web Diary)
Rocking The Boat~ Cameron Stewart, 14 December 2002 (Weekend Aus)
SIEV-X: Crunch Time ~ Margo Kingston, 14 December 2002 (Web Diary)
People-Smuggler To Elude Murder Charge ~ Annabel Crabb, 14 December 2002 (Age)
Extract of interview with John Faulkner ~ Terry Lane, 15 December 2002 (National Interest)
Sabotage concerns about SIEV X ~ Kirsten Lawson, 15 December 2002 (CT)
Where have all the flowers gone? ~ Margo Kingston, 16 December 2002 (Web Diary)
Smoke & Mirrors Conceals Machinery of Death... ~ Caron Eliot, 16 December 2002 (AusNews)
Assessment of SIEVX Sinking Position ~ Professor Matthias Tomczak, 18 December 2002
People smuggler unlikely to be extradited to Australia ~ Peter Mares, 19 December 2002 (Asia Pacific)
The ghosts of prejudices past ~ Rosemary O'Neill, 20 December 2002 (Aus)
Fran Kelly on SIEVX ~ Terry Lane, 22 December 2002 (Nat. Int.)
The Human Tide ~ Ghassan Nakhoul, Summer 2003 (Walkley Magazine)
Democrats urge more pressure on Indonesia ~ 28 December 2002 (Age)
Horror nearer home ~ Jack Waterford, 28 December 2002 (CT)
Vow to hunt man behind death voyage ~ Mark Metherell, 30 December 2002 (SMH)
Tony Kevin Interview (audio) Nell Schofield, 30 December 2002 (RN Breakfast)
Pursuit of people smuggler to go on ~ Josh Gordon, 30 December 2002 (Age)
People Smuggler Action Urged ~ 30 December 2002 (AAP)
Vow to pursue people smuggler ~ Kirsten Lawson, 31 December 2002 (CT)

January 2003

Letter ~ Tony Kevin, 1 January 2003 (CT)
This evil people smuggler... ~ Tony Kevin, 5 January 2003 (Sunday Telegraph)
A new twist in Aus and Indon police effort to gag Quassey ~ Tony Kevin, 7 January 2003 (MR)
More Safety Nets Being Put Out For Quassey ~ Tony Kevin, 8 January 2003 (MR)
Letter ~ Marilyn Shepherd, 9 January 2003 (AFR)
More Twists and Turns From the AFP ~ Tony Kevin & Marg Hutton, 10 January 2003
Canberra pressed on people smuggler ~ Bob Burton, 11 January 2003 (Asia Times)
Letter ~ Tony Kevin, 19 January 2003 (Sunday Telegraph)

February 2003

Australia dragging feet on smuggler's extradition... ~ Matthew Moore, 1 February 2003 (SMH&Age)
Extract of Senate Hansard re DFAT cable ~ Senator Peter Cook, 5 February 2003
Asylum boat sank in international waters: cable ~ 6 February 2003 (WA)
Tony Kevin Interview ~ Paul Murray, 7 February 2003 (Radio 6PR)
Siev Cable Released ~ Victoria Laurie, 8 February 2003 (Aus)
State of Insecurity ~ Norman Aisbett, 8 February 2003 (WA - pdf file approx 550KB)
PM Knew Status of Boat... ~ Verona Burgess, 11 February 2003 (CT)
Cable Unravels Gov't Claims on Deadly Voyage ~ Bob Burton, 11 February 2003 (IPS)
Uncertain Maritime Incidents ~ Ken Randall, Feb 2003 (CBPA no. 106 - pdf file 1.3MB approx)

March 2003

Ruddock discussed piracy during boat people crisis ~ Marian Wilkinson, 8 March 2003 (SMH)
David Marr speaking on Dark Victory ~ Phillip Adams, 10 March 2003 (LNL)
Book Renews Debate on Attempts to Stop Refugee Boats ~ Bob Burton, 10 March 2003 (IPS)
Aussie 'Whistleblower of year' ~ Nikki Todd, 31 March 2003 (Aus)

April 2003

Lost at sea ~ Tony Kevin, 5 April 2003 (SMH)
Imagine if the boat had been full of Australians ~ Kay Kan, 7 April 2003 (Letter SMH)
Deepening Mystery Of The SIEV-X~ Editorial, 12 April 2003 (SMH)
Australian authorities will be relieved... ~ Tony Kevin, 16 April 2003 (Media Release)
Government ready for refugee boat ~ 22 April 2003 (SBS)
Letters re asylum boat ~ 23 April 2003 (Age)
Second asylum boat forced back... ~ 23 April 2003 (ABC)
Fiddling with Iraq... ~ Bruce Haigh, 29 April 2003 (SMH)

May 2003

The whistleblower ~ Victoria Laurie, 17 May 2003 (Aus Mag)
SIEVX & the DFAT cable: The Conspiracy of Silence ~ Marg Hutton, 20 May 2003
SIEVX: Another Howard lie, another official cover-up ~ Margo Kingston, 22 May 2003 (Web Diary)
Alleged people smuggler arrested ~ AAP, 23 May 2003
Arrest... of Khaled Daoed ~ Tony Kevin, 23 May 2003 (Media Release)

June 2003

Letter ~ Tony Kevin, 6 June 2003 (CT)
SIEVX, Kim Beazley & Simon Crean ~ Tony Kevin, 7 June 2003
Same old Beazley, not worth another try ~ Margo Kingston, 9 June 2003 (Web Diary SMH)
Un diplomate dénonce un "Watergate à l'australienne" ~ Frederic Therin, 11 June 2003 (Le Monde)
Alleged people smuggler targeted ~ 24 June 2003 (Aus)

July 2003

SIEVX letters ~ Tony Kevin & Kay Kan, 2 July 2003 (SMH)
Sinking seen as conspiracy ~ Nick Higgins, 3 July 2003 (Albury Border Mail)
New holes in SIEVX Story ~ Tony Kevin, 17 July 2003 (CT)
Were you too high above the clouds to see them? ~ Margo Kingston, 17 July 2003 (Web Diary)
Questions on Notice to AFP, Navy and RAAF Maritime Patrol Group ~ Senator Collins, 17 July 2003
Fresh doubts on refugee tragedy ~ Mark Phillips, 21 July 2003 (Courier Mail)
Howard's disruption programme ~ Senator John Faulkner, 23 July 2003 (SMH Web Diary)
Faulkner returns to SIEVX ~ 24 July 2003
AFP keeps an eye on SIEVX website ~ Kate MacKenzie, 30 July 2003 (Australian)
AFP admits monitoring SIEVX website ~ Hamish Fitzsimmons, 30 July 2003 (AM)
Govt implicated in SIEV-X sinking ~ 30 July 2003 (Age)
AFP - Credibility Overboard ~ Marg Hutton, 31 July 2003 (CT Online forum)

August 2003

The Shipwreck Steered by the government ~ Vittorio Longhi, 3 August 2003 (Il Manifesto)
Hail! Senators ~ Jack Robertson, 15 August 2003 (Web Diary)

September 2003

The SIEV-X Cover-up ~ Marg Hutton, September 2003 (Voice - references here)
Major breaking news on SIEVX sinking ~ Tony Kevin, 7 September 2003
Letter to the Editor ~ Tony Kevin, 15 September 2003 (CT)

October 2003

Senate Extends Sympathy and Regret for SIEV X Victims ~ Senator Andrew Bartlett, 16 October 2003
Letter ~ Kay Kan, 17 October 2003 (AFR)
Pressure continues for inquiry into deadly voyage ~ Bob Burton, 20 October 2003 (IPS)
SIEV-X Second Anniversary Report ~ Margo Kingston, 22 October 2003 (Web Diary)
Police ditch web auto-search ~ Kate MacKenzie, 21 October 2003 (Aus)
Letter ~ Fabia Claridge, 22 October 2003 (SMH)

November 2003

Kate Reynolds Speech ~ 1 November 2003
Marianne Dickie to SIEVX campaigners ~ 5 November 2003 (email)

January 2004

A Call For A Judicial Inquiry (p.22, p.23) ~ John Faulkner, 5 January 2004 (Labor Herald)
Australian government continues cover-up of refugee deaths ~ Jake Skeers, 16 January 2004 (WSWS)

March 2004

SIEV-X: Lies, lies and more lies ~ Tony Kevin, 3 March 2004 (GLW)
Why won't Howard let us trust anyone? ~ Margo Kingston, 17 March 2004 (Web Diary)

April 2004

Iraqi to face court over death boat ~ Kevin Meade, 5 April 2004 (Aus)
Trial spotlights Australia's migrant policy ~ David Fickling, 5 April 2004 (Guardian UK)

July 2004

Siev X smuggler `could be an agent' ~ Cameron Stewart, 31 July 2004 (Aus)

August 2004

Bitter legacy of the ferryman ~ 2 August 2004 (SMH)
Voyage of the damned ~ Tony Kevin, 2 August 2004 (SMH)
Book Alleges Govt Cover-Up On Refugee Boat Sinking ~ Bob Burton, 16 August 2004 (IPS)
PM told no children overboard ~ Mike Scrafton, Letter, 16 August 2004 (Aus)
Mike Scrafton speaks live about children overboard affair ~ Catherine McGrath, 16 August 2004 (World Today)
Election ploy bites back ~ Cameron Stewart, 17 August 2004 (Aus)
Overboard official passes lie test ~ 17 August 2004 (AAP)
Put out of business ~ Cameron Stewart, 21 August 2004 (Aus)
ALP pledges inquiry into spy agencies ~ Stewart & Walters, 23 August 2004 (Aus)

September 2004

SIEV-X Memorial in Adelaide ~ 8 September 2004 (SBS)

February 2005

Review of A Certain Maritime Incident: The Sinking of SIEV X ~ Jennifer Clarke, February 2005 (JAS Review of Books)

April 2005

The fiction and fact of Two Brothers ~ Hannie Rayson, 19 April 2005 (Age)

June 2005

Another SIEV X Slip? ~ Christian Kerr, 15 June 2005 (Crikey)
No action: inquiries that were ignored ~ Ryle & Pryor, 20 June 2005 (SMH)

July 2005

Inquiry needed into SIEV-X deaths ~ Sue Hoffman, 16 July 2005 (Letter, Age)

October 2005

Contemplating Justice: The Law as a Tool of Justice and Human Rights ~ Professor Alastair Nicholson, 12 October 2005
Remember the SIEV-X ~ Sue Hoffman & Robin Rothfield, 19 October 2005 (Letter, Age)
SIEV-X Anniversary ~ Senator Bartlett, 19 October 2005 (Media Release)

October 2008

Senate blocks inquiry into asylum seeker tragedy ~ Senator Hanson-Young, 15 October 2008 (Media Release)
 

 

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