Australia – Cambodia Refugee Deal

19 Feb

http://www.upswellmag.com/blog–australia-refugees-and-the-containment-of-surplus-life

According to the Australian government refugees who tried to come to Australia in one of these leaky boats, that are operated by people smugglers, refugees like this who are being held at present in some offshore detention centre, have eventually to be settled in a country other than Australia. Our government calls this a very successful border control policy. They are adamant that Australian voters do like this policy. The introduction of this policy has stopped the boats for quite some time now. People who dared to come near Australia in one of these leaky boats in the past and who are at present in some off shore detention centre, have to be settled in some country elsewhere, not in Australia, so our government says.

Cambodia apparently is willing to receive refugees as settlers. Australia does not want to settle these unwanted boat arrivals in our vast country.

https://xborderoperationalmatters.wordpress.com/2015/02/19/ngos-in-cambodia-complicit-in-the-australia-cambodia-refugee-deal/

6 Responses to “Australia – Cambodia Refugee Deal”

  1. stuartbramhall February 20, 2015 at 9:06 am #

    This is a morally bankrupt policy, especially as Australia is part of the “club” that perpetuates conflicts in the Middle East and elsewhere that cause these people to become displaced. The US is going down, politically economically and every other way. It looks like they will take Australia with them.

    • auntyuta February 20, 2015 at 12:52 pm #

      Gee, I hope not, Stuart.

  2. Jenni February 25, 2015 at 6:32 pm #

    It’s heartbreaking to watch the decay of Australia at the hands of this government and even worse knowing that others are in a much more dangerous place because they came to us fleeing war and death and found only suspicion and torture.

    • auntyuta February 25, 2015 at 7:17 pm #

      What about the children, Jenni, that are still in detention! Human rights, these mean nothing to our government. It is a disgrace!

      • Jenni February 25, 2015 at 7:25 pm #

        I know – it’s like watching a horrific accident – you know it’s going to be awful but you can’t look away. That’s what looking at the politicing that is going on over an issue that should have nothing to do with political agendas – it’s about right and wrong.

      • auntyuta February 25, 2015 at 7:34 pm #

        Thanks, Jenni, for visiting a lot of my recent posts. I just looked over a post of mine from last year:

        https://auntyuta.com/2014/03/01/apologies/

        I copied what “dotski” wrote about the refugee problem. I thought this was very well written. Maybe you’d like to have a look.

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