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Vietnamese asylum seekers forcibly returned by Australia face jail

Four Vietnamese asylum seekers forcibly returned to their country by Australia will appear in court on Thursday, facing up to seven years in jail for trying to flee.

Four others have already been jailed for between two and three years for illegally leaving the country, despite written assurances from the Vietnamese government – according to the commander of Operation Sovereign Borders – that they would not be charged or punished for leaving…

Source: Inkl: The Guardian – AU – Vietnamese asylum seekers forcibly returned by Australia face jail

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