Australians Detained Abroad Blog

ADA Founder Launches Book

From the politics of Washington D.C. to the cold mountains in Afghanistan, justice isn’t easy to find when you’re assigned to defend the enemy. On November 13, 2001, President Bush issued an order establishing military commissions that were to be used to trial individuals responsible for the 9/11 attacks on the United States. In January

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There Are Some Areas in Morocco You Should Not Visit

This Advice was last issued on Wednesday, 22 October 2014.   This advice contains updated information in the Summary and under Terrorism (Moroccan authorities are concerned of an increased terrorism threat) and Entry and Exit (ensure you have your passport stamped when entering the country to avoid problems when leaving). We continue to advise Australians

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Travelling To Denmark?

DFAT have reissued advice for travel to Denmark: This Advice was last issued on Thursday, 23 October 2014.   This advice contains new information in the Summary and under Safety and security (heightened terrorism threat in Denmark due to those motivated by Iraq and Syria conflict). We continue to advise Australians to exercise normal safety

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Travelling to Cambodia? Read This First!

This Advice was last issued on Wednesday, 22 October 2014.   This advice has been reissued with new information in the Summary and under Safety and Security (The annual Water Festival will be held in Phnom Penh from 5 to 7 November. You should expect lengthy delays and large crowds). We continue to advise Australians

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Australian Detained In Mexico

A Melbourne woman has been detained in Mexico for almost a week for travelling without a visa. Kylie Bretag was returning to the United States after two weeks in Mexico celebrating her birthday when she was told her passport had not been properly processed when she arrived. Read article here: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-10-27/melbourne-woman-held-in-mexico/5842958

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