Saturday, May 30, 2009

New blow to rejected Tamil asylum seekers

(DM)Switzerland’s House of Representatives decided on Thursday that Switzerland should keep sending rejected Tamil asylum seekers back to Sri Lanka.

The House agreed with the Senate, which voted on the issue earlier this week. Both have followed the view of Justice Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf that halting repatriation would send the wrong signal. Full text

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