Australia says hundreds likely to languish in Pacific camps

Pedestrians walk past refugee advocates as they hold a banner on the steps of the Customs House building in the central business district (CBD) of Sydney, Australia, March 8, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray

Canberra – Hundreds of asylum-seekers held in Australian-run detention centers in the Pacific are likely to remain there indefinitely as no other country is willing to resettle them, Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Monday. Australia‚Äôs hardline immigration policy requires asylum seekers intercepted at sea trying to reach Australia to be sent for […]

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