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on August 11, 2016 in World News

Australian Minister Attacks Pro-Migration ‘Hype’, Says Immigrants ‘Lie’, ‘Cheat’ To Gain Entry

by Simon Kent So-called refugees who seek to enter Australia via people trafficker networks are self-harming and filing false claims in an effort to cross the border, Minister for Immigration Peter Dutton said. He was responding to a report into Australia’s tough migration regime that listed allegations of abuse, including assaults, sexual assaults, and self-harm between 2013 and 2015. Human rights and refugee advocacy groups have seized on the documents as proof that the government is overseeing a “failed detention system”, but Mr. Dutton said many of the incidents were demonstrably false reports. He said the allegations would be investigated by authorities, but ultimately “some...

by Simon Kent So-called refugees who seek to enter Australia via people trafficker networks are self-harming and filing false claims in an effort to cross the border, Minister for Immigration Peter Dutton said. He was responding to a report into Australia’s tough...

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