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Bring the Tamil asylum seekers to Australia for processing

Amnesty International is calling for the 153 people, now entering their third week detained in windowless rooms on board a boat, to immediately be brought to Australia for processing.

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Amnesty International condemns Australian Government silence

“Amnesty International condemns the Australian Government’s silence around the whereabouts of two asylum seeker boats intercepted separately in Australian waters over the past few days, and said to have been handed over to the Sri Lankan navy.

“Secrecy around border security just won’t cut it,” said Amnesty International Australia’s Refugee Spokesperson Graeme McGregor. “The Australian public have a right to know what has happened to these people, despite the Immigration Minister’s question dodging and denials.””