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Families sue Australia over Christmas Island deaths

Relatives of dozens of asylum seekers who were killed in a shipwreck off Christmas Island in 2010 have launched a legal case against Australia.

About 50 asylum seekers, mostly from Iraq and Iran, died when their boat broke up on rocks, as Jon Donnison explains.

  • 17 Jun 2014
  • From the section Asia
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