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The struggle for refugee rights in Australia continues

Pro refugee demonstration in Melbourne

Due to ongoing economic and political crisis around the world, the number of asylum seekers and refugees continues to grow.

Successive Australian governments have been at the forefront internationally in devising and implementing increasingly repressive and harsher policies against ayslum seekers and refugees.

APC talks to Umesh Perinpanayagam, from the Tamil Refugee Council, about the situation for Tamil refugees in Australia and the ongoing political fight for the rights of all asylum seekers and refugees in Australia.

Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia

Image: Wikimedia: Pro refugee protest in Australia

 

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