Asylum-seeker boat carrying 200 capsizes off Australia

Jun 21, 2012 Full story: The Raw Story 291

A Sri Lankan refugee boat with 200 people believed to be on board capsized off Australia's remote Christmas Island Thursday, with police saying scores could have died.

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Since: Sep 12

London, UK

#306 Sep 11, 2012
Australia will learn the hard way, by taking in millions of tamils you soon will have to add tamil as a national language, change street names and expect to create a separate state from them...

Kindness and compassion have a place in society but blind ignorance will bring misery, lets hope your politicians wise up soon.

Just another point -

Sri Lanka tamil population as of 2006 2.2 million

Global tamil asylum seekers - 3+ million

remaining tamils in Sri Lanka as of 2012- 2.2 million - go figure
Average white bloke

Brisbane, Australia

#307 Oct 15, 2012
I hear a lot of shit thrown at the ALP, and yes they have a lot to answer for, and yes I hate the greens as much as anyone. But don't forget that the liberals were letting them in too, and in one term almost destroyed 200 years of hard won workers rights.

This country is run by a two party system and both parties are pretty much the same. Gutless! It seems to me that they'll bend over backwards to avoid offending everyone except the working, tax paying minority.

But it probably won't matter much as in a few years we'll be controlled by a turbin wearing psychopath and then some other country will be bitching about the boats leaving here.


#308 Oct 17, 2012
Liberal policy is clear. They are not keen to give indefinit holiday for terror Tamils in nauru.
shoot em all

Adelaide, Australia

#309 Mar 25, 2013
if it was up to me the waters off christmas island would be a free fire zone for the australian navy i say if they dont turn around shoot them all i dont want muslims,indians,pakis and black africans in my suburb
shoot em all

Adelaide, Australia

#311 Mar 25, 2013
tamils or indians the same thing all of them deserve to be exterminated even the little ones i would gladly volunteer to be the executioner

Sydney, Australia

#312 Mar 25, 2013
It would be better if someone started pot-shotting the scum at the detention centres.

Sydney, Australia

#313 Mar 25, 2013
Boat deaths distressing - Gillard

"Prime Minister Julia Gillard has described the deaths of two asylum seekers, one a child, near Christmas Island as incredibly distressing.

The bodies of a young boy and a woman in her 30s were recovered from the sea when the boat they were travelling to Australia on capsized yesterday."

Sarrrrrrrk shiiiiit. I hope they were sand n!g-g@rs.

"But she's blamed the opposition and the Greens for failing to support government policy and says the obligation lies with them to put the national interest first."

This woman is a Class A cvnt. She deserves to be hung, for treason.

Ashburn, VA

#315 Apr 10, 2013
like jesus(pissu hutta),all white australians(christian baboons) must be gassed and crusified.LOL.powma pow.
Thank you

South Yarra, Australia

#318 Jun 11, 2013
without getting emotional about this issue: as a gift to indonesia, give them (ie, hand over sovereignty) of christmas island, ashmore reef and cocos islands. now, once indonesia owns these islands, the "regugees/asylum seekers" get nowhere by putting into these places on their journey. the rest that make it to mainland australaia: just give them visa application forms and ship them home.(i really love the news about those that return or have not made the journey (yet) where it is said they are living in danger of their life for 4 or 5 this means they are not dead, poor syrians need our help more than sirilanken cricket players.

Santiago, Chile

#319 Jun 11, 2013
Its always good to hear that a boat load of turds sinks. It just prooves that shit cant float.

South Ockendon, UK

#320 Jun 12, 2013
EuroBoy wrote:
Its always good to hear that a boat load of turds sinks. It just prooves that shit cant float.

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