Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Europe rejects asylum seekers

Enlightened Europeans set an example for handling asylum seekers:

Italy's "push-back" pact with Libya to send migrants picked up at sea to detention centres in the north African country instituted last year has produced an extraordinary drop in the number of migrants apprehended irregularly crossing the EU border - whether by land or sea.

The Howard government's "Pacific solution" was ahead of its time.


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