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Australian ambassador: Turning back boats with asylum seekers work

Feb 03, 2016 - 9:58 AM

We’re simply not going to allow people to travel through other countries whether it be Indonesia or Sri Lanka or wherever to get on a boat come to Australia and set up shop

REFUGE SEEKERS. Asylum seekers from Sri Lanka stand in their boat at a seaport in Cilegon, Banten, Indonesia, in 2009, looking to make their way to Australia. File photo by EPA