Quantcast

Asylum-seekers’ families sue Australia over fatal 2010 shipwreck

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, June 16, 2014 22:43 EDT
google plus icon
An asylum boat full of refugees being smashed by violent seas on the coast of Australia's Christmas Island in December 2010, this image is a Channel 7 screen grab [AFP]
 
  • Print Friendly and PDF
  • Email this page
Asylum-seekers sue Australia over boat tragedy (via AFP)

Families of asylum-seekers killed in a shipwreck off Australia’s Christmas Island in 2010 are suing the government, arguing it breached its duty of care in a move Canberra Tuesday blasted as “shameful”. Fifty people died when a rickety fishing boat…

[Image via Agence France-Presse]

Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
AFP journalists cover wars, conflicts, politics, science, health, the environment, technology, fashion, entertainment, the offbeat, sports and a whole lot more in text, photographs, video, graphics and online.
 
 
 
 
By commenting, you agree to our terms of service
and to abide by our commenting policy.
 
Google+