.comment-link {margin-left:.6em;}

AFRICAN MIGRANTS

Thoughts and Reflections on African Migration and Settlement in Australia.

Saturday, June 18, 2005

A Victory for the Reformers

A significant shift in electoral sentiments in Australia has led to some changes in the country’s policy of mandatory detention of asylum-seekers and refugees.

Indeed, this is a big win for the freedom lovers and the advocates of policy change from within the ruling Liberal Party in Australia.

And, if the editorial writers in this country are to be believed, the Labor opposition has had a big win too; forcing the Prime Minister, John Howard, into a spectacular surrender on important aspects of mandatory detention policy.

Thus, under the new policy measures just announced, families with children will be allowed to live in the Australian community while their claims are considered by the bureaucrats.


For more on this story, read: http://africanrefugees.blogspot.com

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home


Click Here AFRICAN MIGRANTS
Google
AFRICAN MIGRANTS