Sri Lanka stems outflow of sea migrants

Final segment in Australian immigration series examines rise in arrests of illegal Sri Lankan migrants.

    About 700 Sri Lankan migrants have been arrested so far this year in and around Sri Lankan waters, and more than half of them were detained in the last three weeks.

    The final segment of Al Jazeera’s three-part series on Australia's immigration debate examines the attempts to stop so-called boat people from making the dangerous voyage.

    Al Jazeera’s Minelle Fernandez reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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