42 West Papuan asylum seekers get temporary Australian visas

The Morning Star Flag flying in Marrackville, Australia. March 23, 2006
The Morning Star Flag flying in Marrackville, Australia. March 23, 2006 The Australian government has granted temporary visas to 42 of the 43 West Papuan asylum seekers who arrived by boat in January. The group accuse the Indonesian military of “conducting genocide in their homeland.” The 36 adults and seven children spent five days at sea in a traditional outrigger boat...