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Rights Activists: Australia Violating Rights of Asylum Seekers

Human rights activists say Australia continues to violate the rights of asylum seekers. That accusation comes as Australia observes the fifth anniversary of the re-introduction of a controversial policy of detaining migrants in remote camps in the South Pacific, which Canberra insists saves lives and boosts border security. Australia set up migrant camps in the South Pacific in 2001 to deter asylum seekers arriving by boat after a Norwegian freighter, the MV Tampa, picked up more than 400...

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