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Australia-PNG asylum agreement presents challenges

This is a view of the Palais des Nations, showing in the foreground the sphere, and the flags of the member states of the United Nations. [1959] 01 January 1959 Geneva (Palais des Nations), SwitzerlandThis is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Melissa Fleming – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 26 July 2013, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. UNHCR has reviewed the measures announced by the Australian Government on 19 July in relation to asylum-seekers arriving by boat in Australia. Continue reading