The Tamils are fleeing because no one will ease their plight

By Bruce Haigh
Updated April 13 2018 - 11:33am, first published October 16 2009 - 12:00am

Kevin Rudd has prevented 255 Sri Lankan asylum seekers coming to Australia from Indonesia. The asylum seekers were already at sea when the Prime Minister put in an urgent call to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono requesting that the Indonesian Navy intercept the vessel and escort it back to Indonesia.

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