Island-hopping: from Lanka to Cocos to Christmas and thence to Manus perhaps

sl -asylum-seekers-colin murty Sri  Lankan asylum-seekers arrive at Christmas Island airport after being flown from the Cocos  Islands yesterday. Picture: Colin Murty  Source: The Australian… ALSO SEE Rowan Callick: “Airlift to Manus swings into action,” AND

Kamal Wickremasinghe, “Bogus refugees are making waves in Australia,” Daily News, 29 July 2013,

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