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Australia deports Tamil asylum seeker despite father\'s murder
Australia deports Tamil asylum seeker despite father\'s murder
Australia deports Tamil asylum seeker despite father's murder

A Tamil asylum seeker has been deported to Sri Lanka despite a last-minute plea to re-examine his case, after his father was shot dead and his mother and sister disappeared earlier this year. The 25-year-old asylum seeker, known as Kavi, had been detained in the Yongah Hill immigration detention centre near Perth for four months, since his bridging visa expired. …

The Guardian - Jul 27 14:17 GMT - more ... [ Tags: HumanRights, Refugees, Australia ]

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Sri Lankan family granted an injunction against deportation
Sri Lankan family granted an injunction against deportation

A Sri Lankan family has been granted an injunction against deportation by the Federal Court. Tamils Priya and Nadesalingam, who have two Australian-born children, were served with a deportation notice on Friday after losing a court bid to stay in the country. The notice would have required the family to leave the country as early as Tuesday, despite having 21…

AAP - Jun 25 16:45 GMT - more ... [ Tags: Refugees, History, Australia ]

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