Asylum-seekers' families sue Australia over fatal 2010 shipwreck
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]

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]