Asylum seekers turned back from Christmas Island found off West Timor

“Sixteen asylum seekers whose boat was intercepted by Australian authorities 200 metres from Christmas Island have reappeared in the Indonesian island region of West Timor after a week being held incommunicado.

The 16 people from India, Nepal and Bangladesh were put on to a boat built at Australian expense – the Farah – with one crew member, and forced to return to Indonesia.”

Click here to read the details in The Guardian.

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