New York Times Opinion: Australia’s Desperate Refugee Obstinacy

The release of transcripts from U.S. President Trump's telephone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull show, according to NYT Columnist Roger Cohen, "how desperate Australia is to close the shameful chapter in its history that has seen about 2,000 asylum-seekers and refugees — some now dead, most suffering from depressive disorders — dumped on two remote Pacific islands for four years."

Opinion: Australia’s Desperate Refugee Obstinacy
New York Times


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