Asylees' perilous trek to Australia

Al Jazeera reports on the risks asylum seekers in Indonesia take to reach Australia.



    Asylum seekers are willing to take huge risks and put their lives in the hands of the smugglers they hope will deliver them to a better life.

    Some of these people have been stranded in Indonesia for years, with little hope of reaching their dream of a better life.

    For many, crossing the ocean is a risk they're prepared to take. Even if it is the last thing they do.

    Al Jazeera's Syarina Hasibuan reports from Jakarta.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.