Australia’s Brutal Refugee Policy Is Inspiring the Far Right in the EU and Beyond | The Nation

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Australia the first since WW2 to lead the way. WW2 was fought in the name of liberation from tyranny. Australia turned it’s back and in shame and turned it’s back on  accords it signed regarding the international rights of Asylum. It turned it’s backs on it’s own dead soldiers who fought for freedom and it forgot the meaning of Anzac day. (ODT)

Soon after President Trump assumed office in January 2017, he had a phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The transcript of the conversation, leaked in August, revealed that the new US president admired his Australian counterpart because Turnbull was “worse than I am” on asylum seekers. Turnbull had proudly stated, “If you try to come to Australia by boat, even if we think you are the best person in the world, even if you are a Nobel Prize–winning genius, we will not let you in.”

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