Australia among the world's worst in dealing with asylum seekers

Alison Gerard, Francesco Vecchio

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Abstract

You wouldn’t know it by listening to Question Time, but Australia is not the only country experiencing asylum seekers arriving by boat.

Italy and Malta find themselves on the frontline of policing external EU borders against unauthorised arrivals across the Mediterranean. Malta receives the highest number of applicants for asylum per head of population in the EU. In Asia, tiny Hong Kong has been taken as a preferred destination by thousands crossing the narrow strip of sea between the former British colony and mainland China
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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