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Sunday, 23 February 2014

Australia asks Cambodia to take asylum seekers amid violent crackdown

Australia asks Cambodia to take asylum seekers amid violent crackdown



What the Abbott Govt is doing is like asking Dracula to accept more victims.The infirm mind of an insane Government.


The Abbott government wants to send some asylum seekers to Cambodia,
at a time when the country's strongman prime minister, Hun Sen, is
overseeing a brutal crackdown on dissent in one of south-east Asia's
poorest nations.


Facing growing opposition after decades of authoritarian
rule, Hun Sen last month authorised a violent crackdown on
anti-government protesters and striking garment workers that left five
people dead and dozens injured.



A request on Saturday by Australia's foreign minister, Julie
Bishop, for Australia to initially send a small group of asylum seekers
to live in Cambodia comes amid the strongest challenge to Hun Sen's
rule since he took power in 1985, becoming one of the world's
longest-serving leaders,



Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/australia-asks-cambodia-to-take-asylum-seekers-amid-violent-crackdown-20140223-33amf.html#ixzz2uAQ974LF

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