Handing over Tamils to the State they Fled Breaks International Law

Azadeh Dastyari

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Australia appears to have reached a new all-time low in its violation of international obligations and its treatment of vulnerable people seeking Australia’s protection. If widespread media reports are true, Australia is preparing to hand over to the Sri Lankan Navy a group of Tamil asylum seekers who fled Sri Lanka. The group reportedly includes 37 children and may include refugees and people at risk of torture.
Original languageEnglish
TypeThe Conversation
Media of outputWebsite
PublisherThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jul 2014

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