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Racism and Refugees: We're All in the Same Boat - Phuket Wan

Racism and Refugees: We're All in the Same Boat - Phuket Wan | Asylum Seekers in Australia | Scoop.it
Australia Day speech Boatpeople come in different sizes, colors, and degrees of social standing. Here's a powerful Australia Day speech with relevance to all on board Phuket, rich or poor, privileged or classless.

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Tony Abbott to order navy to start turning around asylum seeker boats as first directive as new Prime Minister

Tony Abbott to order navy to start turning around asylum seeker boats as first directive as new Prime Minister | Asylum Seekers in Australia | Scoop.it
ORDERING the navy to start turning around asylum seeker boats will be among Prime Minister Tony Abbott's first directives as our 28th Prime Minister.

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Maddison Millard's curator insight, September 10, 2013 3:25 AM

Tony Abbott is now enforcing the Australian Navy to keep asylum seekers out of Austrlain waters, proving that he is not willing to walk away from this battle.

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They're not 'economic migrants' – why refugees and asylum-seekers ...

They're not 'economic migrants' – why refugees and asylum-seekers ... | Asylum Seekers in Australia | Scoop.it
Refugees and asylum-seekers do indeed have special claims on us, although they are claims that are universal in the sense that were we ever to be the unlucky refugee, we too would be entitled to assert these claims against ...

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UN: 'profound concern' at Australia's handling of Tamil asylum seekers

UN: 'profound concern' at Australia's handling of Tamil asylum seekers | Asylum Seekers in Australia | Scoop.it
UNHCR says any forced return of asylum seekers would be inconsistent with 'fundamental refugee protection principles'
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