'Terrified' Tamil asylum seekers almost sent back to India on orange lifeboats they were taught to operate, advocates say (13)

ABC Radio Australia 2014.08.04 07:41
By James Glenday and Karen Barlow A group of 157 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers at the centre of a High Court battle were almost sent back to India on orange lifeboats they were taught how to operate, refugee advocates and lawyers say. The Australian Government has previously provided orange disposable lifeboats to asylum seekers.
SEEKER, ASYLUM, LIFEBOAT, CUSTOM, NAURU, BOAT, Morrison, Tamils, Grant, Glenday, Australia, India, LK, ID, GN