Asylum-seekers’ families sue Australia over fatal 2010 shipwreck

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, June 16, 2014 22:43 EDT
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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]
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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…

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