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Australia Rejects People Smuggler Bribe Allegations

Australia has dismissed claims made by Amnesty International that officials may have broken the law by paying people smugglers to take asylum seekers back to Indonesia. The government in Canberra has called the allegations a disgrace. Amnesty International says it has proof that Australian officials paid people traffickers to turn back boats. The allegations are made in a new report that claims the lives of asylum seekers who had paid the smugglers for unauthorized passage to Australia...

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