AU may back off unsuccessful "Pacific Solution" December 17, 2001 2:55 PM   Subscribe

AU may back off unsuccessful "Pacific Solution"
    Howard himself may be clearing the ground for a back down. In a marked departure from his election campaign rhetoric, he said in an interview last week that turning asylum seekers' boats back to sea was "completely inhuman."
    That's not just marked, it's a 180! There was a bit of interest in this story here a while ago, but I thought this new wrinkle in AU's aid-for-beds deal with Pacific nations didn't merit another "FPP." (see also 1, 2)
posted by rschram to MetaFilter-Related at 2:55 PM (5 comments total)

Woomera detainees riot for visas.
posted by rschram at 9:53 PM on December 18, 2001

A city is not the place for chickens.
posted by rodii at 8:59 PM on December 19, 2001

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