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Last time we didn’t allow Vietnamese boat people to stay either

And neither did the Vietnamese refugees want to stay in Malaysia. They headed on to Australia and other Western countries. They were economic refugees.

Thousands of Sri Lanka Tamils too have recently sailed to Australia to seek asylum. They would rather sail a distance of roughly 5,000 nautical miles to Australia than sail to across the Palk Strait separating Sri Lanka from Tamil Nadu, India which is only 35 nautical miles wide. (more…)

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May 16, 2015 at 9:59 am 41 comments

Rohingya might want to sue the British ala Hindraf class action suit

In 1826, Burma lost the First Anglo-Burmese War to the British who were ruling India.

MAP: Burma and Bangladesh (previously a part of India) are neighbouring countries

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May 16, 2015 at 5:29 am 16 comments


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