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Sri Lankan family fights deportation from Australia

Pro refugee rights protests

The situation for refugees and asylum seekers in Australia is becoming progressively worse as the Government continues its crackdown.

In the last few weeks, the desperate situation of the family of Priya and Nadesalingam has become national news. The family is hanging on to its hopes to remain in Australia with support from their town of Biloela and thousands of supporter around Australia while the government sends its armed border units to arrest and detain the family.

APC speaks to Aran Mylvaganam, spokesman for theTamil Refugee Council on the circumstances surrounding the desperate situation of Priya's family and the continuing resistance to the Australian government's inhumanity.

Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia

Image: Flickr - Pro refugee rights protests

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