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Jul 07, 2014

Australia returns asylum seekers

Australia's government has confirmed it handed over a boatload of asylum seekers to Sri Lankan authorities in a transfer at sea. The incident has outraged human rights groups, which fear those on board could face persecution when they return to their... #Afghanistan #Iran #Australia #Sri Lanka #Tony Abbott #Sarah Hanson-Young #Scott Morrison (politician)

Jun 17, 2014

Who is behind Sri Lanka's religious violence?

The Sri Lankan government has imposed an indefinite curfew in a popular tourist area after a group of Buddhists killed three muslims and injured dozens of others.  President Mahinda Rajapakse's government is accused of doing little to prevent this la... #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapakse #International Crisis Group