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Australia To Reopen Christmas Island Detention Center

Newsy Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Australia To Reopen Christmas Island Detention CenterWatch VideoIn a controversial move, Australia is re-opening a migrant detention center on Christmas Island to prepare for refugees.

Lawmakers passed amendments to a medical evacuations bill, despite it being opposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

The legislation, in part, is supposed to make it easier for asylum...
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The move was opposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, saying it is "foolish."

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