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· November, 2009

Stories about Oceania from November, 2009

Australia: Asylum Seekers test tough but humane approach

  19 November 2009

There has been a spike in asylum seekers coming to Australia by boat following the increasing violence in Afghanistan and the defeat of the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka. The Australian government has been heavily criticised for both its handling of the Oceanic Viking incident and refugee policy in general.

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Mong Palatino is the South East Asia editor (his region overlaps with this one). Email him story ideas or volunteer to write.


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