Human Rights concerns over the Malaysian Solution


The Federal Government is set to sign off on a controversial asylum seeker swap deal with Malaysia. The deal has drawn criticism from a wide range of groups who believe Malaysia’s poor human rights record makes it an unsuitable destination for refugee processing. Interviewees: Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, who has introduced a amendment bill to parliament to ensure more scrutiny of the deal.

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Friday, July 22 2011
Produced By Paul Smeaton
Featured in storyStephen Keim, President of Australian Lawyers for Human RightsSophie Peer from the Refugee Council of AustraliaProfessor Linda Briskman, Lecturer in Human Rights education at Curtin University

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