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Biloela Tamil asylum-seeker family moved to Christmas Island

Biloela Tamil asylum-seeker family moved to Christmas Island



Family at risk of being deported to Sri Lanka taken to detention centreBen Doherty on the Biloela Tamil family and their five-day reprieve from deportationA Tamil asylum seeker family has been moved to Christmas Island after being given a reprieve against deportation from Australia until Wednesday.Supporters said they lost contact with the family on Friday night, and learned just after 2am that they had arrived at a detention centre on the island, north-west of Australia. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/aug/31/biloela-tamil-asylum-seeker-family-moved-to-christmas-island

Author : Ben Doherty and agencies

Publish date : 2019-08-31 05:29:01

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