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Four Vietnamese people found near Broome as Australia’s asylum boat policy under strain



Exclusive: ‘Unauthorised maritime arrivals’ land near WA town after two other boat arrivals in last weekFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAustralia’s policy of deterrence against asylum seeker boats is under strain, with three boat arrivals in the last week including four people found near Broome.In addition to five Rwandans who arrived on Saibai Island and 33 people who landed on Christmas Island, Guardian Australia can reveal that four Vietnamese “unauthorised maritime arrivals” arrived near Broome on Friday morning.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/article/2024/may/13/vietnam-asylum-seeker-boats-australia-broome-christmas-island

Author : Paul Karp Chief political correspondent

Publish date : 2024-05-13 05:16:06

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