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Bhavana Radhakrishnan in Varthaprabhatham 24th Mar 2013 Part-2

Play back singer Bhavana Radhakrishnan shares experience through Varthaprabhatham.

8-year-old Sri Lankan girl denied Australian visa because she has Down syndrome

Mar 23, 2015    

In a shocking case of discrimination, Australia has denied temporary visa to an eight-year-old Sri Lankan childEliza Fonseka because she has been diagnosed with Down syndrome.Eliza's parents had sought a visa asthey planned to move to Shark Bay, north of Perth, to work at a Christian crisis centre.According to ABCNews, while her parents were given visas, she did not get one because she was considered to be a "significant cost to the Australian community in the areas of health care".The report suggests that this comes despite the fact that the girl's father Angelo Fonseka had given in...

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