CNN Video: 250 Tamil Asylum Seekers Held on Boat in Indonesia

Approximately 250 asylum seeking Tamils have been held on board a boat in the Javanese port of Merak since October 2009 when the vessel was intercepted by Indonesian authorities.  The vessel was attempting to reach Australia.  The Tamils are refusing to leave the boat unless Australia agrees to accept them for resettlement.

Click here for CNN video.  Click here for article.

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One response to “CNN Video: 250 Tamil Asylum Seekers Held on Boat in Indonesia

  1. Pingback: 6 Month Refugee Boat Stand-Off Ends in Indonesia « MIGRANTS AT SEA

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