Thirty seven Sinhalese and four Tamil asylum seekers from Sri Lanka sailed in a boat towards Australia and were intercepted west of the Cocos Island  late last month by Australian authorities. They were returned to Sri Lanka , their point of origin, and they appeared in a court in the country's southwest yesterday.
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