Saturday, November 21, 2009

Shots fired after bribe demand refused: refugee


"Indonesian police have confirmed an Australian-supplied fast boat was involved in the interception of Afghan asylum seekers which led to two men being shot.

"But they deny an allegation from one of the survivors of the incident, suggesting the shootings took place after police solicited a bribe of more than $50,000 from the 61 Afghans who were headed for Australia." - Australian boat used in asylum seeker shooting

Indonesian police shoot two refugees trying to reach Australia

Shots fired after bribe demand refused: refugee

"The odyssey of hundreds of people who fled from Myanmar and landed in Thailand, where the army loaded them onto boats without motors and towed them onto the open sea to die.

"193 survivors have arrived in Indonesia, which does not want them because they do not have the status of political refugees." - INDONESIA Indonesia denies asylum to Rohingya survivors - Asia News


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