What can Australia learn from Malta’s “push back” policy?

Last year The Conversation website reviewed what Australia might learn from Malta, who have implemented the kind of “push back” policy currently being put forward by Australia’s Federal Opposition. Malta, who have seen a major increase in asylum seekers arriving by boat from Somalia, attempted to implement their policy in 2012. Their attempts to deport asylum seekers are being challenged in the European Court of Human Rights.

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